CT Teaching Manual: A Systematic Approach to CT Reading

CT Teaching Manual: A Systematic Approach to CT Reading

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By (author) Matthias Hofer

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  • Publisher: Thieme Publishing Group
  • Format: Paperback | 224 pages
  • Dimensions: 216mm x 297mm x 23mm | 862g
  • Publication date: 6 January 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Stuttgart
  • ISBN 10: 3131243546
  • ISBN 13: 9783131243546
  • Edition: 4, Revised
  • Edition statement: 4th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 1170 z.T. farbige Abbildungen, Tabellen
  • Sales rank: 91,948

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Ideal for residents starting in radiology and radiologic technologists, this concise manual is the perfect introduction to the physics and practice of CT and the interpretation of basic CT images. Designed as a systematic learning tool, it introduces the use of CT scanners for all organs, and includes positioning, use of contrast media, representative CT scans of normal and pathological findings, explanatory drawings with keyed anatomic structures, and an overview of the most important measurement data. Finally, self-assessment quizzes - including answers - at the end of each chapter help the reader monitor progress and evaluate knowledge gained. New in this fourth edition: - Updated examination protocols for multidetector CT and CT angiography - An extended chapter on dual source CT - A new chapter on contrast injectors

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Institute for Diagnostic Radiology, Medical Faculty of Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany

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Ideal for residents starting in radiology and radiologic technologists, this concise manual is the perfect introduction to the physics and practice of CT and the interpretation of basic CT images. Designed as a systematic learning tool, it introduces the use of CT scanners for all organs, and includes positioning, use of contrast media, representative CT scans of normal and pathological findings, explanatory drawings with keyed anatomic structures, and an overview of the most important measurement data. Finally, self-assessment quizzes - including answers - at the end of each chapter help the reader monitor progress and evaluate knowledge gained. New in this fourth edition: - Updated examination protocols for multidetector CT and CT angiography - An extended chapter on dual source CT - A new chapter on contrast injectors

Table of contents

Physical and Technical Fundamentals; Basic Rules for Reading CT Examinations; Preparing the Patient; Administration of Contrast Agents; Cerebral CT; Cerebral CT, Normal Findings; Cerebral CT, Pathologic Findings; Neck CT; Neck CT, Pathologic Changes; Chest CT; Chest CT, Pathologic Changes; Abdomen CT; Abdomen CT, Pathologic Changes; Spine; Lower Extremity; Radiation Protection; CT-Angiography.