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Multi-Detector CT Imaging
Abdomen, Pelvis, and CAD Applications

ISBN 9780429111785
Published October 21, 2013 by CRC Press
690 Pages

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Book Description

Developments in CT technology during the last 20 years have impressively improved its diagnostic potentialities. Part of a two-volume set that covers all aspects of CT imaging, Multi-Detector CT Imaging: Abdomen, Pelvis, and CAD Applications contains easily searchable clinical specialty chapters that provide specific information without need of an index. The coverage goes far beyond just a "how-to" or an encyclopedia of findings, however. The authors have uniformly put techniques, clinical findings, pathologic disease presentations, and clinical implications in practical perspective.

It is no wonder that with the critical role CT plays and the rapid innovations in computer technology that advances in the capabilities and complexity of CT imaging continue to evolve. While information about these developments may be scattered about in journals and other resources, this two-volume set provides an authoritative, up-to-date, and educational reference that covets the entire spectrum of CT.

Table of Contents

Liver. Computed Tomography of the Gallbladder and Bile Ducts. Spleen. The Pancreas. The Adrenal Gland. Pathology of the Stomach and Small Bowel. Imaging of the Retroperitoneum. Abdominal Wall. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. Posttraumatic and Postsurgical Abdomen. Kidney and Ureters. Bladder. Male Pelvis. Female Pelvis: Uterus, Ovaries, Fallopian Tubes, and Vagina. Degenerative and Traumatic Diseases of the Spine. Inflammatory Disease of the Spine. Imaging of Spinal Tumors with Emphasis on MDCT. Ilio-Sacral Pathology. Upper and Lower Extremities. Pathology of the Muscles and Soft Tissues. Computed Tomography Based Interventional Radiology in the Musculoskeletal System. Pediatric Application. Forensic Medicine. Dental Scan and Odontoiatric Applications. Dual Energy CT: Tissue Characterization. Computed Tomography Multispectral Imaging. Positron Emission Tomography–Computed Tomography: Concept and General Application. Modified Akaike Information Criterion for Selecting the Numbers of Mixture Components: An Application to Initial Lung Segmentation. CAD Computed Tomography Lung Application. PET/CT Nodule Segmentation and Diagnosis: A Survey. Index.

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