Thoracic Imaging

Thoracic Imaging

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Thoracic Imaging, Second Edition, written by two of the world's most respected specialists in thoracic imaging, is the most comprehensive text-reference to address imaging of the heart and lungs. Inside you'll discover the expert guidance required for the accurate radiologic assessment and diagnosis of both congenital and acquired cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases. New topics in this edition include coronary artery CT, myocardial disease, pericardial disease, and CT of ischemic heart disease. This edition has a new full-color design and many full-color images, including PET-CT. A companion website will offer fully searchable text and images.This process is known as z-axis modulation. z-Axis modulation allows for reduced radiation doses when smaller anatomic parts ... These a€œextraa€ images can occur cranial to the thorax (the lower neck), but more commonly this effect occurs when too much of the ... If the pitch is increased, with all other factors constant, unless manually addressed, some CT scanners may ... Breast Shields Reusable radioprotective garments constructed of bismuth have the ability to attenuate low energyanbsp;...

Title:Thoracic Imaging
Author:W. Richard Webb, Charles B. Higgins
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2011-12-07


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