Multidetector-Row CT Angiography

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November 2004



Multidetector-row CT has dramatically improved the results of computed tomography in all clinical applications, but its beneficial impact has been most striking in vascular imaging. The simplicity of acquisition and the wide availability of equipment make this modality especially suitable for routine clinical application. In this book the basic aspects of multidetector-row CT angiography are comprehensively reviewed. Individual chapters are included on technical principles, image processing techniques and contrast agent administration. All clinical applications are then discussed in depth, with lucid descriptions of the examination technique for particular clinical indications and of the findings that characterize specific diseases. Limitations and advantages in comparison with other imaging modalities are considered. A large number of high-quality black and white and color illustrations help to explain the clinical findings.


Contents 1 Multidetector-Row CT Angiography: Evolution, Current Usage, Clinical Perspectives, and Comparison with Other Imaging Modalities Douglas S. Katz and Man Hon 2 Multidetector-Row CT: Technical Principles T. Flohr and Stefan Schaller 3 Multidetector-Row CT: Image Processing Techniques and Clinical Applications Emanuele Neri, Paola Vagli, Francesco Odoguardi, Davide Caramella, and Carlo Bartolozzi 4 Contrast Medium Administration Dominik Fleischmann 5 Intracranial Vessels T. Hirai et al. 6 Carotid Arteries Carlo Catalano, Federica Pediconi, Alessandro Napoli, Massimiliano Danti, Piergiorgio Nardis, and Linda Bertoletti 7 Thoracic Aorta Michael D. Dake, Jeffrey C. Hellinger, and Jonathan M. Levin 8 Multidetector-Row CT Angiography of the Pulmonary Circulation Jens M. Martensen and U. Josepth Schoepf 9 MDCT Angiography of the Coronary Arteries Cristoph R. Becker 10 Abdominal Aorta Lorenzo Bonomo, Roberto Iezzi, and Biagio Merlino 11 Hepatic Vessels Takamichi Murakami, Masatoshi Hori, Tonsok Kim, Masatomo Kuwabara, Hisashi Abe, and Azzam Anwar Khankan 12 Multislice CT Angiography of the Splanchnic Vessels Andrea Laghi, Riccardo Iannaccone, Riccardo Ferrari, Daniele Marin, and Roberto Passariello 13 MDCT of Renal Arteries Francesco Fraioli, Carlo Catalano, Linda Bertoletti, and Piergiorgio Nardis 14 Multidetector-Row CT Angiography of Peripheral Arteries: Imaging Upper and Lower Extremity Vascular Disease Dominik Fleischmann, Jeffrey C. Hellinger, and Alessandro Napoli 15 Three Dimensional Evaluation of the Venous System in Varicose Limbs by Multidetector Spiral CT Jean-François Uhl and Alberto Caggiati Subject Index List of Contributors


Renowned experience in vascular imaging as demonstrated by large number of articles and lectures on the topic of multidetector-row and CT angiography
R.P. Chairman of the Dept of Radiological Sciences at the University "La Sapienza" of Rome, Former President of ECR and EAR,
C.C. Chief of Vascular Imaging at the University "La Sapienza" of Rome


From the reviews:
"This 206-page textbook would be a valuable addition to the library of any radiology department currently using a multislice CT scanner or due to upgrade to one in the near future."
"The style of text is very readable and well organised."
"This is an excellent textbook and I have no hesitation in recommending it to anyone currently performing CT angiography or considering doing so."
[RAD Magazine, October, 2005]
"This textbook provides a comprehensive review of ... MDCT angiography. ... this work offers a complete, well-documented, and comprehensive presentation of this state-of-the-art technology ... . The large number of illustrations (345) as well as their high quality must be underlined. The overall presentation of the book is very pleasant, clear and practical ... and should be greatly appreciated. In conclusion, this up-to-date and well-illustrated work will be of great interest to radiologists and other physicians dealing with vascular imaging." (B. Grignon, Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy, Vol. 27 (4), 2005)
EAN: 9783540401483
ISBN: 3540401482
Untertitel: 'Medical Radiology - Diagnostic Imaging and Radiation Oncology'. 2005. Auflage. Book. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Springer
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2004
Seitenanzahl: 228 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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