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New Techniques in Gastrointestinal Imaging

1st Edition

Edited by Steve Halligan, Helen M. Fenlon

CRC Press

456 pages

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As continuing advances in computed tomography, ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging, and nuclear imaging spur the development of more accurate, safer, and less invasive modalities for gastrointestinal imaging-quickly rendering traditional procedures obsolete-medical professionals need only look to this definitive step-by-step guide for introduction, clear illustration, and comprehensive coverage of cutting-edge techniques ranging from virtual colonoscopy to dynamic imaging of the pelvic floor.

Table of Contents

CT Colography (Virtual Colonoscopy). MR Colonography. MR Imaging of the Liver. Applications of Microbubbles in Liver Ultrasound. Liver Imaging: Multislice CT. Multislice CT Angiography of the Hepatic and Mesenteric Vasculature. Positron Emission Tomography of the Gastrointestinal Tract. Evaluation of the Small Intestine by MR Imaging. Multiplanar CT Enterography. Radiofrequency Ablation of Liver Disease. Endoscopic Ultrasound. Imaging Rectal Cancer. Self-Expanding Metal Colonic Stents.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Gastroenterology
MEDICAL / Radiology & Nuclear Medicine