Multi-Detector Computed Tomography in Oncology: CT Perfusion Imaging, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Multi-Detector Computed Tomography in Oncology

CT Perfusion Imaging, 1st Edition

Edited by Kenneth Miles, C. Charnsangavej, C. Cuenod

CRC Press

256 pages | 39 Color Illus. | 34 B/W Illus.

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Description

This new text-atlas focuses on anatomy and procedural strategy for perfusion CT imaging in the diagnosis and management of cancer. It will use a combination of pictures and schematic diagrams that show how this new modality can be used to assess anatomy and guide therapeutic interventions. It begins with an introductory section discussing the state of the art and background support (including software) in the use of the technique; there then follows a sequence of chapters that review applications for each of the main body systems and anatomic regions. The book concludes with a section on the uses of perfusion CT in monitoring clinical trials, and also reviews new applications for combined modalities such as CT/PET.

Short Contents

Table of Contents

1. Acquisition protocols - K.A. Miles

2. Image-processing software - M.R. Griffiths [Australia]

3. Pathophysiology of tumour vasculature - C. Charnsangavej

4. Head & neck cancer - R. Hermans [Belgium]

5. Lung cancer - U. Tateishi [Japan]

6. Liver metastases - C. Cuenod & K.A. Miles

7. Prostate cancer - Swithin Song [Australia]

8. Other tumours: lymphoma, kidney, pancreas - K.A. Miles

9. Beyond RECIST - Perfusion in CT in cancer trials - C. Charnsangavej & K.A. Miles

10. Perfusion CT for CT/PET systems - K.A. Miles

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED062000
MEDICAL / Oncology
MED080000
MEDICAL / Radiology & Nuclear Medicine