New Techniques in Cardiothoracic Imaging emphasizes emerging methods in computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, positron-emission tomography, and similar technology. Effective use of these tools can facilitate the identification, analysis, and treatment of diseases and disorders commonly encountered in daily clinical practice. The contributors to this volume discuss:
Bringingreaders to the forefront of the field with expert assessments of new and emerging technologies that are impacting cardiothoracic imaging, the book presents the work of seasoned experts who have developed a thorough clinical and basic knowledge in this evolving discipline and provide practical guidance on incorporating new techniques from the laboratory to the clinical practice. More than 250 highly-detailed scientific images enhance the text.
IMAGING DISEASES AND DISORDERS. Lung Cancer Screening. Noninvasive Assessment of the Solitary Pulmonary Nodule. CT Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolus. Spiral CT Angiography of the Thoracic Aorta. Functional Airway Imaging with CT. Radiofrequency Ablation of Lung Lesions. NEW AND EMERGING IMAGING TECHNOLOGIES. Multidetector-row Helical CT.
Update of High-resolution CT of the Lungs. Digital Chest Radiography. Dual PET-CT Imaging.
Cardiac CT Imaging. Cardiac MR Imaging. Functional MR Imaging