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Computed Tomography

State of the Art and Future Applications

Vogl, Th.J., Clauß, W., Li, G.-Z., Yeon, K.M. (Eds.)

Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1996, IX, 281 pp. 233 figs., 31 tabs.

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In January 1995, 300 participants from Asia, USA, and Europe lively discussed the "State of the Art and Future Aspects of CT" in Peking, China. The workshop was designed to cover all essential aspects of modern CT imaging including the historical development, different techniques, contrast agents, organ systems, and indications. The comparative evaluation of CT versus MRI and ultrasound was a central topic. Additionally, a special session was dedicated to "Angiography Tomorrow". This book summarizes the state of the art in both conventional and spiral CT imaging and provides some suggestions as for the future role of the method.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » angiography - computed tomography (CT) - imaging - magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) - tomography - ultrasound

Related subjects » Radiology

Table of contents 

1 Historical Development of X-Ray Contrast Media for Urography and Angiography.- 2 China’s Diagnostic Radiology.- 3 Technical Foundations of Spiral Computed Tomography.- 4 Contrast Media Research and Development.- 5 Computed Tomography of the Brain: A Brief Overview from a University Hospital in Taiwan.- 6 Clinical Application of Computed Tomography in Discography.- 7 Future Role of Computed Tomography in Neuroradiology.- 8 Computed Tomography of the Head and Neck.- 9 High-Resolution Computed Tomography of Lung Diseases with Lucent Areas or Cysts.- 10 Computed Tomography of Tracheal Tumors.- 11 High-Resolution Computed Tomography Technology for the Chest.- 12 Computed Tomograpy in the Diagnosis of Cystic Lesions of the Liver.- 13 Solid Liver Tumor: Spiral Computed Tomography During Angiography in Hepatocellular Carcinoma.- 14 Fatty Infiltration of Liver.- 15 Detection and Diagnosis of Small Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Techniques of Computed Tomography and Imaging Modalities.- 16 Computed Tomography of Pancreatic Tumors.- 17 Imaging of Resectable “Periampullary Carcinoma” by Ultrasonography and Computed Tomography.- 18 Computed Tomography of the Solid Splenic Lesions.- 19 Tissue-Specific Contrast Agents.- 20 Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Female Pelvis.- 21 Computed Tomography Diagnosis and Staging for Cancer of Urinary Bladder.- 22 Computed Tomography of the Prostate.- 23 Computed Tomography After Nephrectomy for Renal Cell Carcinoma.- 24 Computed Tomography in the Diagnosis of Cystic Renal Diseases.- 25 Computed Tomography in Acute Renal Infection.- 26 Computed Tomography of Osteogenic Tumors.- 27 Computed Tomography in Skeletal Trauma.- 28 Clinical Applications of Spiral Computed Tomography Angiography.- 29 Contrast Enhancement in Hepatic Computed Tomography.- 30 Electron Beam Tomography in Cardiopulmonary Imaging.- 31 X-Ray Angiography in the Computed Tomography.- 32 Computed Tomographic Angiography.- 33 Indications for Magnetic Resonance Angiography.

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