Publication Year: 2003
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Fishman, Elliot K.; Jeffrey, Jr., R. Brooke
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 80
Written by the acknowledged experts, this book guides practitioners through the technical aspects of multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) and its site-specific clinical applications in the chest, gastrointestinal organs, genitourinary tract, vascular system, and musculoskeletal system.
The contributors explain the advantages of MDCT over single-slice CT in specific clinical situations and offer practical guidance for optimizing scanning protocols. State-of-the-art coverage includes 3-D rendering techniques, the virtual colonoscopy, CT angiography, and screening. Protocols for pediatric patients are included.
Multidetector CT: Principles, Techniques, and Clinical Applications