Paleoradiology: Imaging Mummies and Fossils / Edition 1

Paleoradiology: Imaging Mummies and Fossils / Edition 1

by R.K. Chhem, D.R. Brothwell
     
 

ISBN-10: 3540488324

ISBN-13: 9783540488323

Pub. Date: 11/20/2007

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

Diagnostic paleoradiology is the use of X-ray studies to detect ancient diseases. The broad range of themes and imaging techniques in this volume reflects four decades of research undertaken by Don Brothwell in anthropology, human paleopathology, and zooarchaeology, combined with two decades of skeletal radiology experience during which Rethy Chhem read over

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Overview

Diagnostic paleoradiology is the use of X-ray studies to detect ancient diseases. The broad range of themes and imaging techniques in this volume reflects four decades of research undertaken by Don Brothwell in anthropology, human paleopathology, and zooarchaeology, combined with two decades of skeletal radiology experience during which Rethy Chhem read over 150,000 X-ray and CT studies. All the authors are leading experts in the fields of Radiology and Bioanthropology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540488323
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
11/20/2007
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
163
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 10.24(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

History of Paleoradiology.-Introduction to paleobiological materials.-Paleoradiology and skeletal and dental analysis.-Paleoradiology, taphonomic process and human variation.-Paleoradiology and human paleopathology.-Paleoradiology and animal paleopathology.

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