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TitleMultislice CT [electronic resource] / edited by Maximilian F. Reiser, Mutsumasa Takahashi, Michael Modic, Roland Bruening
ImprintBerlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2001
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-59441-0
Descript X, 210 p. 149 illus., 7 illus. in color. online resource

SUMMARY

This book provides a detailed overview of state-of-the-art multislice CT, an exciting new technique recently introduced into clinical practice. An initial section acquaints the reader with technical developments and concepts, and their implications for routine protocols and research. Thereafter the focus is principally on the diagnostic applications of multislice CT in each of the most important anatomical regions. Examinations of the abdomen, neck, brain, blood vessels, chest, and musculoskeletal system are individually described and illustrated, due attention being paid to the special scanner settings necessary in each case. There are also sections on cardiac applications of multislice CT, an entirely new area of research, and interventional CT. In each chapter, the authors present the most recent research in the field and discuss its impact on clinical imaging and patient handling. This comprehensive book will be an invaluable asset to radiologists at all levels, and will be essential for all who are considering upgrading an existing CT scanner


CONTENT

Multi Row: Technical Concepts -- 1 Multislice Scanning with the Somatom Volume Zoom: An Optimized Design for Volume Scanning -- 2 Multidetector CT: What to Do with All the Data? -- 3 Visualization of Large Image Data Volumes Using PACS and Advanced Postprocessing Methods -- Abdomen -- 4 Multi-detector CT of the Kidney -- 5 Biphasic Contrast-Enhanced Multislice Helical CT of the Liver -- 6 Multislice CT in the Diagnosis of Pancreatic Tumors -- GI-Tract -- 7 New Developments in Imaging the Small Bowel with Multislice Computed Tomography and Negative Contrast Medium -- 8 Multislice CT in the Evaluation of Colorectal Cancer -- 9 Multislice Spiral CT in Preoperative Staging of Rectal Carcinoma -- 10 CT Colonography (Virtual Colonoscopy) with Multidetector Row Computed Tomography โ{128}{148} Preliminary Results -- Head and Neck -- 11 Temporal Bone Imaging with Multislice CT -- 12 Staging of Laryngeal Cancer Using Multislice CT -- 13 Morphologic and Functional Assessment of Head and Neck Tumors with Multislice CT -- Neuroradiology -- 14 Usefulness of Isotropic Volumetric Data in Neuroradiological Diagnosis -- Cardiac Applications -- 15 Technical Aspects and Applications of Fast Multislice Cardiac CT -- 16 Cardiac MDCT Using Multisector Reconstruction Algorithm โ{128}{148} ECG-Gated Retrospective Reconstruction -- 17 Assessment of Coronary Atherosclerosis in MD-CT -- Chest -- 18 Multislice CT in the Detection of Pulmonary Embolism -- 19 Primary Chest Film Reading on Coronal and Sagittal MPRs -- Interventional -- 20 Role of Real-Time CT (CT Fluoroscopy) in Multislice Helical Scanning -- CTA -- 21 CTA of the Aorta and Its Major Branches -- 22 CT Portography by Multidetector Row CT -- 23 Multislice Helical CT in Acute Disease of the Aorta -- List of Contributors


Medicine Radiology Neuroradiology Cardiology Medicine & Public Health Imaging / Radiology Neuroradiology Cardiology



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