Computed Radiography

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Computed radiography is one of the most promising digital radiography techniques, and is expected to replace the conventional screen film radiography in the near future. This book is the first textbook on computed radiography written by Japanese authors and describes basic technologies and clinical results obtained at various hospitals. There are more than 60 CR systems working in clinical environments in Japan. However, as yet there are not so many systems working outside Japan. This book is, therefore, a good ...

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Overview

Computed radiography is one of the most promising digital radiography techniques, and is expected to replace the conventional screen film radiography in the near future. This book is the first textbook on computed radiography written by Japanese authors and describes basic technologies and clinical results obtained at various hospitals. There are more than 60 CR systems working in clinical environments in Japan. However, as yet there are not so many systems working outside Japan. This book is, therefore, a good introduction to the new technology and practice of the CR system all over the world.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9784431668862
  • Publisher: Springer Japan
  • Publication date: 4/30/2013
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1987
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 187
  • Product dimensions: 8.25 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.42 (d)

Table of Contents

I. Technical aspects.- 1. Introduction.- 2. Imaging plate.- 3. Image reading: Conversion to digital signals.- 4. Image processing.- 5. Image recording.- 6. Technical trends of the CR system.- II. Clinical aspects.- 7. An introduction to clinical utilization of CR.- 8. Chest.- 9. Thoracic tomography by CR: Investigation of bronchial shadows.- 10. Upper airway in children: Medical application of CR.- 11. Breast and thyroid.- 12. Upper gastrointestinal tract.- 13. Excretory urography.- 14. Biliary tract system.- 15. Intravenous digital subtraction angiography.- 16. Intra-arterial digital subtraction angiography.- 17. Diseases of the bones and joints.- 18. Pelvimetry.- 19. Pneumoconiosis.- 20. Digital X-ray images of pneumoconiosis and their evaluation.

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