Body CT The Essentials

Hardcover | September 1, 2014

byEugene Lin, David Coy, Jeffrey Kanne

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A PRACTICAL, CLINICALLY RELEVANT COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY PRIMER

Body CT: The Essentials delivers an up-to-date, detailed, and practical review of CT imaging of the chest, abdomen, and pelvis. It will prove especially valuable to trainees in diagnostic radiology and practicing radiologists with an interest in body imaging.

Primarily organized by organ system, Body CT: The Essentials also includes important technical chapters that review intravenous contrast administration, scan parameters, and radiation physics that enable you to perform quality studies with minimum patient radiation exposure.

Each organ-specific chapter incorporates the latest advances in CT imaging and recommendations or guidelines for imaging, as well as follow-up findings. Tables found within the chapters include differential diagnosis, and each chapter concludes with suggested readings for a more detailed discussion of the topic.

Here's why this is the perfect CT primer:

  • Enhanced by more than 450 images
  • Emphasizes the appropriateness and role of CT relativeto other imaging modalities and protocols
  • Includes coverage of the latest technologiessuch as cardiac CT, CT colonography, and CT enterography
  • Focuses on the most practical concepts related to generating a concise, accurate differential diagnosis and relevant report

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A PRACTICAL, CLINICALLY RELEVANT COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY PRIMERBody CT: The Essentials delivers an up-to-date, detailed, and practical review of CT imaging of the chest, abdomen, and pelvis. It will prove especially valuable to trainees in diagnostic radiology and practicing radiologists with an interest in body imaging.Primarily organized...

Eugene Lin, MD is an experienced radiology author, having written radiology textbooks on PET and PET/CT. He is also editor-in-chief for radiology for Medscape, a digital subscription-based reference. Dr. Lin has an interest in resident teaching and was awarded Teacher of the Year as a faculty member at Virginia Mason Medical Center. ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:11.2 × 8.5 × 0.7 inPublished:September 1, 2014Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:007176738X

ISBN - 13:9780071767385

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