Multislice-CT of the Abdomen

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Christoph Johannes Zech, Carlo Bartolozzi, Richard Baron, Maximilian F. Reiser
Springer Science & Business Media, Apr 28, 2012 - Medical - 365 pages

This book provides a lucid summary of modern multislice CT imaging of the abdomen, with a focus on the essential imaging findings. After a concise technical introduction, the most important abdominal diseases are described and illustrated with high-quality images. Sections are devoted to the liver and biliary system, the pancreas and spleen, the kidneys and urogenital system, and the bowel and peritoneal cavity. Throughout, key differential diagnostic features are highlighted. The editorial team is composed of internationally renowned radiologists from Europe and the United States, and all chapters have been written by recognized experts in the topic under consideration. Multislice CT of the Abdomen will serve as an excellent reference for radiologists participating in further professional training and will prove an ideal source of information for all who wish to deepen their personal knowledge of the subject.

 

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Contents

Future Developments for MSCT
15
Radiation Exposure and Risk Associated with CT Examinations
25
Contrast Agent Application and Protocols
37
Imaging Findings of Cirrhotic Liver
47
Imaging Findings in NonCirrhotic Liver
85
Postoperative Findings
101
Inflammatory Processes in the Liver and Biliary Tract
115
Neoplastic Processes in Biliary System
129
Imaging CT of the Spleen
205
Imaging of Post Pancreatic Surgery
223
Renal Masses
235
Adrenal Masses
247
Inflammatory and Infectious Disease of the Kidney and Urinary Collecting System
257
MSCT of the Stomach
269
Small Bowel
282
Colon Rectum and CT Colonography
301

Assessment of the Hepatic Vessels with MDCT
145
MSCT Imaging of Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis
161
Solid Pancreatic Masses
176
Cystic Pancreatic Masses
189
Mesenteric and Retroperitoneal Diseases
320
Imaging Findings in Acute Abdomen
337
Index
355
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