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Virtual Pediatric Hospital: Thoracopaedia: An Imaging Encyclopedia of Pediatric Thoracic Disease: Acknowledgments Thoracopaedia: An Imaging Encyclopedia of Pediatric Thoracic Disease


Michael P. D'Alessandro, M.D.
Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed

Thanks to all those who taught me pediatric radiology at the Children's Hospital of Michigan and the Wayne State University School of Medicine, the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and the University of Iowa College of Medicine, and the Children's Hospital Boston and the Harvard Medical School.

Thanks to Dawn L. Finney, B.A., B.F.A. who digitized this project in the Electric Differential Multimedia Laboratory, Department of Radiology, University of Iowa College of Medicine.

Thanks to David A. Bloom, M.D. who took the slides that were eventually digitized for this project.

Thanks to Donald R. Kirks, M.D., Chairman of Radiology at Children's Hospital Boston, who gave me research time during my pediatric radiology fellowship that was used in part to create Thoracopaedia.

Thanks to Steven J. Fishman, M.D., Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children's Hospital Boston and Deborah E. Schofield, M.D., Department of Pathology, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, who are along with myself the co-authors of "Correlapedia - A Correlative Encyclopedia of Pediatric Imaging, Surgery and Pathology", from which Cases 66-70 are derived.

Thanks to various residents, fellows, and staff from Children's Hospital Boston who contributed cases to the departmental teaching file over the years, from which Cases 30-58 are derived.

Thanks to the National Library of Medicine, who helped fund the creation of Thoracopaedia by funding the creation of the University of Iowa's Virtual Hospital (NLM Contract Number N01-LM-4-3511).

Final thanks to my wife, Donna, who is very patient.

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