Spiral and Multislice Computed Tomography of the Body

  • Hill M
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Abstract

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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  • Magnetic resonance imaging.
  • Tomography.

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  • Michael C Hill

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