Spiral and Multislice Computed Tomography of the Body

Spiral and Multislice Computed Tomography of the Body

Hardback Language: German

By (author) Mathias Prokop, By (author) Michael Galanski, By (author) Aart J. Van Der Molen, By (author) Cornelia Schaefer-Prokop, Translated by T. C. Telger

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  • Publisher: Thieme Publishing Group
  • Format: Hardback | 1104 pages
  • Language: German
  • Dimensions: 175mm x 244mm x 46mm | 2,427g
  • Publication date: 18 December 2002
  • Publication City/Country: Stuttgart
  • ISBN 10: 3131164816
  • ISBN 13: 9783131164810
  • Sales rank: 616,746

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This new book expertly fills a gap in the literature by presenting the state-of-the-art capabilities and requirements of CT as a key diagnostic and interventional tool, with special emphasis on the role of spiral CT. You will find a complete introduction to the technical aspects and basic principles of image interpretation, essential for fully utilizing the new technology and providing "all you need to know" to get started. The book goes on to cover design of CT scanners, patient preparation, scanning strategies, and image analysis. Highlights include: - Guidelines for optimal use of CT and avoiding errors - Suggested scanning parameters that yield high image quality, key diagnostic information, and maintain radiation safety - Convenient format by organ system and disease entity, with CT indications integrated throughout with other imaging modalities - Full discussion of organ-specific pathology

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Principles of CT, Spiral CT and Multislice CT Image Processing and Display Techniques Patient Preparation and Contrast Application Optimization of Scanning Technique Radiation Dose and Image Quality CT-guided Interventional Procedures Image Analysis Neck Lungs and Tracheobronchial System Mediastinum, Pleura, and Chest Wall Liver Biliary Tract Spleen Pancreas Gastrointestinal Tract Peritoneal Cavity and Retroperitoneum Adrenal Glands Kidneys Urinary Bladder Female Pelvic Organs Male Pelvic Organs Lymphatic System Heart Vascular System Musculoskeletal System