From recent advances in helical CT techniques to new developments in lung cancer screening to optimized CT techniques in musculoskeletal diagnosis, Fundamentals of Body CT, 5th Edition, covers the essential information you need to know to effectively perform and interpret CT scans. Step-by-step instructions for all current CT techniques help you quickly understand each procedure and review key steps. Comprehensive and easy to digest, this introduction to body CT is an essential resource for radiology residents, practicing radiologists, and medical students.
Part 1 - The Thorax
1. Introduction to CT of the Torax: Chest CT Techniques
2. Mediastinum: Introduction and Normal Anatomy
3. Mediastinum: Vascular Abnormalities and Pulmonary Embolism
4. Mediastinum: Lymph Node Abnormalities and Masses
5. The Pulmonary Hila
6. Lung Disease
A. Lung Nodules and Cancer Screening
B. Diffuse and Other Types of Lung Disease
7. Pleura, Chest Wall, and Diaphragm
Part 2 - The Abdomen and Pelvis
8. Introduction to CT of the Abdomen and Pelvis
9. Peritoneal Cavity, Vessels, Nodes, and Abdominal Wall
10. Abdominal Trauma
12. Biliary Tree and Gallbladder
15. Kidneys and Ureters
16. Adrenal Glands
17. Gastrointestinal Tract
Part 3 - Musculoskeletal System
19. CT in Musculoskeletal Trauma
20. CT in Musculoskeletal Nontrauma
Brant, Wiliam E. Professor Emeritus, Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia.
Major, Nancy M. Professor of Radiology and Orthopedics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Director of Imaging, Sports and Performance Center, Boulder, Colorado.