Computed Tomography: Physical Principles, Clinical Applications, and Quality Control

Computed Tomography: Physical Principles, Clinical Applications, and Quality Control


By (author) Euclid Seeram

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  • Publisher: Saunders
  • Format: Paperback | 560 pages
  • Dimensions: 196mm x 232mm x 26mm | 1,080g
  • Publication date: 12 December 2008
  • Publication City/Country: Philadelphia
  • ISBN 10: 1416028951
  • ISBN 13: 9781416028956
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Approx. 600 illustrations
  • Sales rank: 96,500

Product description

Radiologic technologists play an important role in the care and management of patients undergoing advanced imaging procedures. This new edition provides the up-to-date information and thorough coverage you need to understand the physical principles of computed tomography (CT) and safely produce high-quality images. You'll gain valuable knowledge about the practice of CT scanning, effective communication with other medical personnel, and sectional anatomic images as they relate to CT.

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Table of contents

1. Computed Tomography: An Overview 2. Introduction to Computers 3. Digital Image Processing 4. Physical Principles of Computed Tomography 5. Data Acquisition Concepts 6. Image Reconstruction 7. Basic Instrumentation 8. Image Post Processing and Visualization Tools 9. Image Quality 10. Radiation Dose in CT 11. Single-Slice Spiral/Helical CT-Physical Principles and Instrumentation 12. Multislice Spiral/Helical Computed Tomography-Physical Principles and Instrumentation 13. Technical Applications of Multislice CT Scanning NEW! 14. Three Dimensional Computed Tomography-Basic Concepts 15. Virtual Reality Imaging 16. Position Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography (PET/CT) Scanners NEW! 17. Computed Tomography of the Head, Cerebral Vessels, Neck, and Spine 18. Computed Tomography of the Body 19. Pediatric Computed Tomography 20. Quality Control for Computed Tomography Scanners