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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. MDCT – Technical Background, Radiation Protection

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Thomas G. Flohr, Bernhard Schmidt
      Pages 3-28
    3. Dominik Fleischmann, Richard L. Hallett
      Pages 37-57
    4. Denis Tack, Vartika Appiah
      Pages 59-68
  3. Airways/Diffuse Lung Disease

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 69-69
    2. Maxime Hackx, Pierre Alain Gevenois
      Pages 71-82
    3. Hagen Meredig, Bertram Jobst, Mark O. Wielpütz, Hans-Ulrich Kauczor
      Pages 83-103
    4. Marieke Hovinga, Ralf Sprengers, Hans-Ulrich Kauczor, Cornelia Schaefer-Prokop
      Pages 105-130
    5. Catherine Beigelman-Aubry, Sabine Schmidt
      Pages 131-161
  4. Lung Nodules/Lung Cancer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 163-163
    2. Robin Peters, Matthijs Oudkerk, Rozemarijn Vliegenthart
      Pages 165-181
    3. James G. Ravenel
      Pages 195-211
    4. Chang Hyun Lee, Julien Dinkel
      Pages 213-239
    5. Victor H. Gerbaudo, Camilo A. Garcia
      Pages 241-266
  5. Cardiovascular Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 267-267
    2. Chandra Bortolotto, Suonita Khung, Julien Pagniez, Jacques Remy, Martine Remy-Jardin
      Pages 269-281
    3. Felix G. Meinel, Long Jiang Zhang, U. Joseph Schoepf
      Pages 283-310
    4. Geoffrey D. Rubin
      Pages 311-340
    5. Julian L. Wichmann, Stefanie Mangold, U. Joseph Schoepf, Stephen R. Fuller, Felix G. Meinel
      Pages 341-359
    6. Amelia M. Wnorowski, Ethan J. Halpern
      Pages 361-377
    7. Edwin J. R. van Beek, Saeed Mirsadraee
      Pages 379-392
    8. Carlos S. Restrepo, Rashmi Katre, Amy Mumbower
      Pages 393-412
  6. Data Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 413-413
    2. Matthew K. Fuld, Juan Carlos Ramirez-Giraldo
      Pages 415-430
  7. Miscellaneous

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 451-451
    2. Shannon G. Farmakis, Marilyn J. Siegel
      Pages 453-490
    3. Beth A. Ripley, Tatiana Kelil, Yolonda L. Colson, Ritu R. Gill
      Pages 491-523
    4. Lucas L. Geyer, Ulrich Linsenmaier
      Pages 525-544
    5. Stephen B. Solomon, Carole A. Ridge
      Pages 545-563
    6. Jochen M. Grimm, Jim Potchen
      Pages 565-572
    7. Willi A. Kalender, Michael M. Lell
      Pages 573-583
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 585-597

About this book

Introduction

Since the first edition of this book was published in 2004, computed tomography has seen groundbreaking technical innovations that have transformed the field of thoracic imaging and opened novel possibilities for the detection of thoracic pathologies. This book highlights cutting-edge thoracic applications of CT imaging in the context of these technical innovations and discusses the latest opportunities, with critical appraisal of challenges and controversies. All topics are covered by renowned international experts. Chapters from the original edition have been thoroughly updated to reflect the state of the art in technology and scientific evidence, and new contributions included on recent developments such as dual-energy CT and CT imaging in patients with acute chest pain. The book is abundantly illustrated with high-quality images and illustrations.

Keywords

Chest Imaging Computed Tomography Dual-energy CT Interstitial Lung Disease Lung Cancer Lung Nodules MDCT Pulmonary Emphysema Pulmonary infections Thoracic Vessels Thorax Imaging

Editors and affiliations

  • U. Joseph Schoepf
    • 1
  • Felix G. Meinel
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Radiology and Radiological ScienceMedical University of South CarolinaCharlestonUSA
  2. 2.Institute for Clinical RadiologyLudwig-Maximilians-University HospitalMunichGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-30355-0
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-30353-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-30355-0
  • Series Print ISSN 0942-5373
  • Series Online ISSN 2197-4187
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