MDCT: From Protocols to Practice (Google eBook)

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Springer Science & Business Media, Nov 16, 2009 - Medical - 423 pages
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'MDCT: From Protocols to Practice' tackles contemporary and topical issues in MDCT technology and applications. As an updated edition of MDCT: A Practical Approach, this volume offers new content as well as revised chapters from the previous volume. New chapters discuss important topics such as imaging of children and obese subjects, the use of contrast medium in pregnant women, coronary MDCT angiography, and PET/CT in abdominal and pelvic malignancies. Furthermore an Appendix with over 50 updated MDCT scanning protocols completes this publication. The book emphasizes the practical aspects of MDCT, making it an invaluable source of information for radiologists, residents, medical physicists, and radiology technologists in everyday clinical practice.
  

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Contents

A Practical Approach to MDCT
3
Principles of Contrast Medium Delivery and Scan Timing in MDCT
10
Contrast Media Safety and Managing AtRisk PatientsUpdate 2008
25
MDCT Radiation DoseRecent Advances
31
DualSource CTPractical Aspects of Techniques and Applications
42
Contrast Considerations in Pregnancy
52
MDCT and Obesity
56
3D PostprocessingPrinciples and Practical Applications
65
MDCT of Head and Neck
276
CT Angiography of the Neck and Brain
279
MDCT Perfusion in Acute Stroke
295
MDCT of Trauma
310
MDCT of Abdominal Trauma
313
Role of MDCT in the Evaluation of Musculoskeletal Trauma
324
MDCT in ChildrenScan Techniques and Contrast Issues
333
MDCT Protocols
356

MDCT of the Abdomen
80
DualPhase Liver MDCT
81
Hepatobiliary Imaging by MDCT
93
Soft Organ MDCT ImagingPancreas and Spleen
111
Mesenteric and Renal CT Angiography
120
Multidetector Computed Tomography in the Gastrointestinal System
138
Multidetector Computed Tomography Urography
155
PETCT in Abdominal and Pelvic MalignanciesPrinciples and Practices
166
MDCT of the Cardiovascular System
209
Imaging Protocols for Cardiac CT
211
MDCT Angiography of the Thoracic Aorta
225
Pulmonary Embolism Imaging with MDCT
236
MDCT Angiography of Peripheral Arterial Disease
250
Coronary CTA in Acute Chest Pain
263
Coronary CTA for Stent Evaluation
269
MDCT Protocols Chest CT
357
MDCT Protocols Pancreas
370
MDCT Protocols Enterography
373
MDCT Protocols Mesenteric
376
MDCT Protocols Kidneys
379
MDCT Protocols Urography
384
MDCT Protocols Adrenal
388
MDCT Protocols Thoracic Aorta
391
MDCT Protocols AortoIliac
396
MDCT Protocols Runoff
398
MDCT Protocols Trauma
400
MDCT Protocols Pulmonary Embolism
405
MDCT Protocols Pediatrics
408
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