Thoracic Multidetector CT Comes of Age, An Issue of Radiologic Clinics of North America

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This issue reviews the latest advances in the use of multidetector CT for imaging of the chest. Included in this issue are articles on Thoracic CT (How far we have come), MDCT (Principles and Practice), and Contrast Enhancement. Topics such as Dual Energy Chest CT and Volumetric HRCT are also covered. The issue is completed with reviews of CT Pulmonary Angiography of Acute PE, Congenital Vascular Disease, CT Pulmonary Angiography: Beyond Acute PE, and Pre- and Postoperative Planning.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781437715149
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 1/6/2010
  • Series: Clinics: Radiology Series
  • Pages: 212
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface Sanjeev Bhalla xiii

The Beatles, the Nobel Prize, and Chest CT Scan Lawrence R. Goodman 1

Optimization of Contrast Enhancement in Thoracic MDCT Kyongtae T. Bae 9

Acute Pulmonary Embolism Jean Kuriakose Smita Patel 31

Multidetector Computed Tomographic Pulmonary Angiography: Beyond Acute Pulmonary Embolism Kristopher W. Cummings Sanjeev Bhalla 51

MDCT Evaluation of Acute Aortic Syndrome Seung Min Yoo Hwa Yeon Lee Charles S. White 67

Congenital Thoracic Vascular Anomalies José A. Maldonado Travis Henry Fernando R. Gutiérrez 85

Multidetector Computed Tomography in the Preoperative Assessment of Cardiac Surgery Patients Nila J. Akhtar Alan H. Markowitz Robert C. Gilkeson 117

Multidetector CT of Solitary Pulmonary Nodules Mylene T. Truong Bradley S. Sabloff Jane P. Ko 141

MDCT of Trachea and Main Bronchi Cylen Javidan-Nejad 157

Volumetric Expiratory HRCT of the Lung: Clinical Applications Mizuki Nishino George R. Washko Hiroto Hatabu 177

Multidetector CT Scan in the Evaluation of Chest Pain of Nontraumatic Musculoskeletal Origin Travis J. Hillen Daniel E. Wessell 185

Thoracic Applications of Dual Energy Martine Remy-Jardin Jean-Baptiste Faivre François Pontana Anne-Lise Hachulla Nunzia Tacelli Teresa Santangelo Jacques Remy 193

Index 207

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