Pelvis and Abdomen

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2.1Musculoskeletal System The bony pelvis comprises the sacrum and coccyx at the posterior with the innominate bones forming the lateral and anterior boundaries. Figure 2.1.1 illustrates the relationship between these…

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Head and Neck (Extracranial)

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4.1Musculoskeletal System Although there are a large number of small bones in the head and neck region, it is not necessary for the therapy radiographer to be able to identify…

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Intracranial

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5.1Cerebrospinal Fluid Spaces The size, shape and distribution of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) spaces are important indicators of space-occupying mass lesions. The intracranial CSF spaces will show distortion, compression and possible…

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Thorax

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3.1Musculoskeletal System The skeletal system in the thorax is designed to produce a resizable framework within which the lungs can expand and contract while retaining protection. The thoracic cage is…

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Introduction

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1.1Purpose of the book This book is intended to prepare the radiotherapy professional for CT interpretation of radiotherapy planning or image-guided radiotherapy scans. This introductory chapter provides some background details…

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CT in Radiotherapy

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Since its inception in the 1970s, the CT scanner has steadily improved image quality, speed of acquisition and radiation safety. With the rapid development of technology, any description of current…

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