29 Pelvis

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10.1055/b-0034-75822 29 PelvisDieudonné\, Grégory and Burgener\, Francis A. An understanding of soft tissue and bony pelvic anatomy on computed tomography (CT) aids in the detection of pelvic diseases and recognition…

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27 Kidneys

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10.1055/b-0034-75820 27 KidneysBurgener\, Francis A. The kidneys are surrounded by perinephric fat, resulting in excellent delineation of their margins. The renal parenchyma has a relatively uniform density of 30 to…

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24 Gastrointestinal Tract

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10.1055/b-0034-75817 24 Gastrointestinal TractHerzog\, Christopher Together with abdominal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT) has become the chief imaging modality for the assessment of abdominal pain. Whereas MRI has…

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19 Liver

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10.1055/b-0034-75812 19 LiverHerzog\, Christopher With an average volume of 1400 to 1700 mL and a maximum craniocaudal expansion of 12 cm, the liver represents the largest parenchymatous organ of the…

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28 Adrenal Glands

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10.1055/b-0034-75821 28 Adrenal GlandsBurgener\, Francis A. The adrenal glands are small retroperitoneal structures readily identified by computed tomography (CT). They are located lateral to the spine at the level of…

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26 Retroperitoneum

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10.1055/b-0034-75819 26 RetroperitoneumHerzog\, Christopher The retroperitoneal space is defined by several fascial planes. The inner and anterior border of the retroperitoneum is formed by the posterior peritoneum. The transversalis fascia…

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22 Pancreas

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10.1055/b-0034-75815 22 PancreasHerzog\, Christopher A diagram of computed tomography (CT) landmarks of the pancreas and its surrounding organs is presented in Fig. 22.1. Size, shape, and retroperitoneal position of the…

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21 Spleen

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10.1055/b-0034-75814 21 SpleenHerzog\, Christopher Diseases of the spleen are primarily diagnosed by ultrasound. Computed tomography (CT) typically comes into play only if further evaluation is required. This includes posttrauma scans…

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23 Abdominal Wall

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10.1055/b-0034-75816 23 Abdominal WallHerzog\, Christopher The abdominal wall is composed of the following main layers: skin, subcutaneous tissue, muscles, transversalis fascia (which is a thin membrane), extraperitoneal fat, and peritoneum….

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20 Biliary System

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10.1055/b-0034-75813 20 Biliary SystemHerzog\, Christopher Diseases of the biliary system are usually diagnosed by using ultrasound, endoscopic retrograde cholangiography (ERCP), or percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography (PTC). Computed tomography (CT) typically comes…

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