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CT of the Airways

Boiselle, Phillip M., Lynch, David (Eds.)

2008, XIV, 408p. 347 illus., 94 illus. in color.

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  • Offers a comprehensive review of large and small airways disorders
  • Emphasizes CT imaging
  • Draws on experts from around the world
  • Follows the successful pattern of CT of the Heart by U Joseph Schoepf, published by Humana Press

This book provides an authoritative resource on the art of CT in the diagnosis and monitoring of pulmonary disease.  Exploiting recent technological advances in MDCT and 3-D rendering, CT of the Airways contains over 350 high impact figures illustrating relevant findings of necessity to the radiologist.  The full spectrum of pulmonary diseases of the large and small airways is covered, including stenoses, neoplasms, bronchiectasis, asthma, infectious diseases, and smoking-related illnesses.  Additional chapters address the clinical applications of CT in children.  Throughout, the various modalities of CT scanning are discussed in the context of specific disease states, providing key insights to optimize imaging technique and proficiency.

A vital reference for the radiologist, this book will also be of great utility to pulmonologists, thoracic surgeons, pulmonary pathologists, and others involved in the care of patients with airway disease.  The collaborative effort of expert authors from around the globe, CT of the Airways distinguishes itself with its practical approach to state-of-the-art imaging modalities and forward thinking evaluation of emerging techniques.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Asthma - Bronchus - CT - Computed Tomography - Imaging - Lung - MDCT - Pulmonary Disease - Trachea - computed tomography (CT) - diagnosis

Related subjects » Internal Medicine - Radiology - Surgery

Table of contents 

1. Introductory Airway Anatomy and Physiology Kathryn Chmura, MD, Stella Hines, MD, Edward Chan, MD 2. Introductory Radiologic Anatomy of the Airways Phillip M. Boiselle, MD, David A. Lynch, MB 3. Introductory Airway Pathology Thomas Colby, MD, Chih-Wei Wang, MD 4. Introductory Anatomical Airway Imaging Methods Phillip M. Boiselle, MD, David A. Lynch, MB 5. Introductory Functional Airway Imaging Methods Jonathan G. Goldin, MB ChB, Ph.D. 6. Large Airways: Tracheal and Bronchial Stenoses Phillip M. Boiselle, MD, Jay Catena, MD, Armin Ernst, MD, David A. Lynch, MD 7. Large Airways: Tracheal and Bronchial Neoplasms Karen Lee, MD, Phillip M. Boiselle, MD 8. Large Airways: Tracheobronchomalacia Ronaldo Hueb Baroni MD, PhD, Rodrigo Caruso Chate MD, Daniel Nobrega da Costa MD, Phillip M. Boiselle, MD 9. Large Airways: Bronchiectasis John D. Newell, Jr., MD 10. Small Airways: Asthma Phillipe A. Grenier, MD, Catherine Beigelman-Aubry, MD, Pierre-Yves Brillet, MD 11. Small Airways: Infectious Small Airways Diseases and Aspiration Kyung S. Lee, MD 12. Small Airways: Non-Infectious Inflammatory Small Airways Diseases David A. Lynch, MB 13. Small Airways: Obliterative Bronchiolitis C. Isabela S. Silva, M.D. Ph.D, Nestor L. Müller, MD, Ph.D. 14. Small Airways: Smoking Related Airways Disease David M. Hansell, MD, Athol U. Wells, MD 15. Pediatric Airways Disorders: Large Airways Ed Y. Lee, M.D., M.P.H., Marilyn J. Siegel, MD 16. Pediatric Airways Disorders: Small Airways Alan S. Brody, MD

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