Administration of Contrast Agents

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Administration of Contrast Agents Contrast-Enhanced CT-Scans and Contrast Media To achieve high-image quality for diagnostic approaches, radiologists perform most CT-examinations as contrast-enhanced scans. Only a minority of CT-exams (e.g., stone…

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Cranial CT

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Cranial CT Many cranial CT (CCT) examinations can be performed without injection of contrast medium: For instance, the differential diagnosis (DD) of cerebral bleeding versus infarction in patient with sudden…

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Preparing the Patient

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Preparing the Patient Medical History Following a period of fasting (the day of the examination), and prior to any CT examination, a thorough medical history needs to be obtained which…

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Section II Structured Reports in Cancer Imaging

Jun 5, 2021 by in GENERAL RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Section II Structured Reports in Cancer Imaging

Thomas W. Loehfelm and Victoria Chernyak 10 Hepatocellular Carcinoma: LI-RADS and OPTN 10.1 Template Clinical information: Etiology of cirrhosis: [toxic or metabolic, including EtOH/chronic hepatitis B/congenital hepatic fibrosis (LI-RADS v2018…

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12 General Anatomy of the Heart

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Farhood Saremi and Damián Sánchez-Quintana 12 General Anatomy of the Heart Introduction This chapter provides a general description of the heart anatomy and offers an outline of the relevant clinical…

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19 The Coronary Veins

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Farhood Saremi and Damián Sánchez-Quintana 19 The Coronary Veins Introduction The literature for coronary veins, in contrast to that for coronary arteries, is scarce. Moreover, a complete, highly efficient and…

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13 Atrioventricular Septal Region

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Shumpei Mori, Diane E. Spicer, and Robert H. Anderson 13 Atrioventricular Septal Region Introduction The anatomy of the base of the ventricular mass is markedly complex. Several important structures, including…

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20 The Pericardium

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Farhood Saremi 20 The Pericardium Introduction The lungs and the heart reside in separate compartments within the thoracic cavity. The lobes of the lung are located in two pleural cavities…

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