Fundamentals of Body CT / Edition 3

Fundamentals of Body CT / Edition 3

by W. Richard Webb, Wiliam E. Brant
     
 

ISBN-10: 1416000305

ISBN-13: 9781416000303

Pub. Date: 10/17/2005

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

A favorite of radiology residents and practitioners alike, Fundamentals of Body CT makes it remarkably simple to learn how to perform and interpret CT scans. The completely revised and updated 3rd Edition covers the most recent advances in CT technique, including the use of multislice CT to diagnose chest, abdominal, and musculoskeletal abnormalities, as well as

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A favorite of radiology residents and practitioners alike, Fundamentals of Body CT makes it remarkably simple to learn how to perform and interpret CT scans. The completely revised and updated 3rd Edition covers the most recent advances in CT technique, including the use of multislice CT to diagnose chest, abdominal, and musculoskeletal abnormalities, as well as the expanded role of 3D CT and CT angiography in clinical practice. The result is today's most accessible, affordable introduction to body CT!

• Highlights the information essential for interpreting CTs and the salient points needed to make diagnoses.
• Reviews how the anatomy of every body area appears on a CT scan.
• Presents comprehensive guidance in a concise format.
• Offers step-by-step instructions on how to perform all current CT techniques.
• Provides a survey of major CT findings for a variety of common diseases-with an emphasis on those findings that help to differentiate one condition from another.

• Features new chapters on CT of abdominal and pelvic trauma.
• Presents updated abdominal chapters with recently reported findings and the latest pathological terminology.
• Offers a revised musculoskeletal section that highlights abnormalities of the axial skeleton typically identified or diagnosed using body CT.
• Includes increased coverage of high-resolution lung CT and solitary nodules.
• Provides full-chapter coverage of hot topics such as (Ch. 4) Mediastinum - Lymph Node Abnormalities & Masses · (Ch. 6) Lung Disease · (Ch. 18) Trauma CT of the Abdomen & Pelvis · and (Ch. 19) CT Angiography of the Abdomen & Pelvis.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416000303
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/17/2005
Series:
Fundamentals of Radiology Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
10.24(w) x 7.14(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Thorax

1. Intro to CT of the Thorax: Chest CT Techniques

2. Mediastinum-Introduction & Normal Anatomy

3. Mediastinum-Vascular Abnormalities

4. Mediastinum- Lymph Node Abnormalities & Masses

5. The Pulmonary Hila

6. Lung Disease

7. Pleura, Chest Wall, and Diaphragm

Part II: The Abdomen & Pelvis

8. Introduction to CT of the Abdomen & Pelvis

9. Peritoneal Cavity, Vessels, Nodes, and Abdominal Wall

10. Abdominal Trauma

11. Liver

12. Biliary Tree and Gallbladder

13. Pancreas

14. Spleen

15. Kidneys and Ureters

16. Adrenal Glands

17. Gastrointestinal Tract

18. Pelvis

Part III: Musculoskeletal Skeleton

19. CT in Musculoskeletal Trauma

20. CT in Musculoskeletal Nontrauma

21. Incidental Findings

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