Table of Contents

Part 1. Embryology and Anatomy.
Embryology of the Kidney.
Normal Radiological Anatomy and Anatomical Variants of the Kidney.
Normal Radiological Anatomy of the Retroperitoneum.
Part 2. Imaging and Interventional Modalities.
Ultrasound of the Kidney.
Computed Tomography.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Kidney.
Renal Angiography and Vascular Interventional Radiology.
Nuclear Medicine.
The Role of Kidney Biopsy in the Diagnosis of Renal Disease and Renal Masses.
Nonvascular Interventional Radiology Procedures.
Part 3. Non-Tumoral Pathology.
Congenital and Development Disorders of the Kidney.
Renal Cystic Disease.
Renal Parenchymal and Inflammatory Diseases.
Obstructive Uropathy, Pyonephrosis, and Reflux Nephropathy in Adults.
Nephrocalcinosis and Nephrolithiasis.
Acute Renal Infections.
Chronic Renal Infections and Renal Fungal Infections.
Renal Vascular Abnormalities.
Imaging of Renal Trauma.
Part 4. Tumoral Pathology.
Benign Solid Renal Tumors.
Renal Cell Carcinoma.
Rare and Secondary Tumors of the Kidney and Renal Pseudotumors.
Radiofrequency Ablation and Cryoablation for Renal Cell Carcinoma.
Upper Urinary Tract Tumors.
Renal Lymphoma and Renal Sarcoma.
Cystic Renal Masses.
Part 5. Special Topics.
The Pediatric Kidney.
The Kidney in the Elderly.
Renal Failure.
Renal Transplantation.
Imaging of Dialysis.
Imaging of the Postoperative Kidney.
Contrast Media-Induced Nephropathy and Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis.
Functional Imaging of the Kidney.
Molecular Imaging and Tumoural Antigen Targeting.
Research Perspectives and Future Trends in Renal Imaging.