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Introduction to Cross-Sectional Imaging

  • Adam DonithanEmail author
  • Jessie Jahjah
  • Patrick T. Norton


A brief introduction to cross-sectional imaging modalities including ultrasound, computed tomography (CT), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is provided. The uses and risk of contrast agents are reviewed. Cross-sectional anatomy of the chest, abdomen, and pelvis is described through annotated images, highlighting clinically relevant anatomy for interventional radiology.


Ultrasound Computed tomography (CT) Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) Cross-sectional anatomy Physics Couinaud anatomy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adam Donithan
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jessie Jahjah
    • 1
  • Patrick T. Norton
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiology and Medical ImagingUniversity of Virginia Health SystemCharlottesvilleUSA

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