ULTRASONOGRAPHY

PET/CT: Introduction

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PET/CT: Introduction A PET/CT diagnostic study combines functional biochemical imaging (PET = Positron Emission Tomography) with morphologic imaging (CT) in a single examination. The examination makes it possible to simultaneously…

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Spinal Column: Skeletal Pathology

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Spinal Column: Skeletal Pathology The occipital condyles at the base of the skull articulate with the first vertebra, the atlas (50a), which is the only vertebra to lack a body….

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Lower Extremity

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Lower Extremity The anterior muscles of the thigh include the sartorius muscle (38), and the four components of the quadriceps muscle (39). The most anterior is the rectus femoris (39a),…

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Contrast Injectors

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Contrast Injectors Indications In contrast-enhanced CT and MRI, it is desirable to have a homogeneous intravascular distribution of the contrast medium (CM) for the duration of the contrast study to…

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Solutions to Test Yourself!

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Solutions to Test Yourself! The exercises and solutions have been numbered consecutively. Some of the exercises have several different correct solutions. If the exercises can be solved simply by referring…

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Anatomy in Sagittal MPRs

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Anatomy in Sagittal MPRs The images on the next seven pages illustrate the sectional anatomy of the chest and abdomen as it appears in a right-to-left series of sagittal reconstructions….

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Chest CT

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Chest CT After having discussed normal anatomy of caudal cervical sections (p. 67), normal thoracic anatomy is presented. From this page on, you will find the number codes for the…

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Dual Source CT

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Dual Source CT z-Flying Focal Spot Several techniques have been established that can provide submillimeter resolution with short breath holds, even in routine protocols. The entire x-ray tube rotates in…

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Anatomy in Coronal MPRs

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Anatomy in Coronal MPRs The images on the next four pages illustrate the sectional anatomy of the abdomen as it appears in coronal reconstructions. These multiplanar reconstructions (MPRs) can be…

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CT-Guided Interventions

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CT-Guided Interventions It is not always possible to determine the nature of a lesion from CT appearance and densitometry alone. In these cases, needle biopsies may be carried out under…

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