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New Techniques in Cardiothoracic Imaging

1st Edition

Edited by Phillip M. Boiselle, Charles S. White

CRC Press

234 pages | 31 Color Illus. | 337 B/W Illus.

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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:

  • PET-CT
  • Cardiac CT
  • Multidetector-row helical CT
  • High-resolution CT of the lungs
  • Cardiac MR
  • Functional MR
  • Digital chest radiography

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.

Table of Contents

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

About the Authors/Editors

PHILLIP M. BOISELLE is Section Chief of Thoracic Imaging, Associate Radiologist-in-Chief of Administrative Affairs of the Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts and is also an Associate Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Boiselle received his M.D. from Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, completed his residency training at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, and obtained his fellowship training at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. CHARLES S. WHITE is Vice Chairman of Radiology and Professor of Radiology and Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore. Dr. White received his M.D. From State University of New York, Buffalo, and completed his residency in both Internal Medicine and Radiology from the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Cardiology
MEDICAL / Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine
MEDICAL / Radiology & Nuclear Medicine