Part I: How-To Guide to Multidector CT and 3D Workstations.- Introduction.- MDCT Data Acquisition.- Delivery of Contrast Media for MDCT.- Image Reconstruction and Review.- 3D Workstations: Basic Principles and Pitfalls.- Guide to Clinical Workstation Use.- Efficient CT Workflow.- Part II: Volumetric Imaging Teaching File.- Vascular Imaging.- Pediatric Imaging.- Trauma Imaging.- Body Imaging.- Cardiac Imaging.- Orthopedic Imaging.- Neuroimaging.- Appendix: Sample CT Protocols.
Special emphasis on teaching the CT technologists getting started in MDCT
This book is ideal for radiologists, radiology residents, and CT technologists who are getting started in multidetector CT or who want to improve and optimize their CT service. This guide is the perfect introduction to MDCT volumetric imaging and 3D workstations. Designed as a practical, systematic learning tool, the book begins by introducing the reader to the process of image data acquisition, CT protocols, image reconstruction and review, 3D workstations, clinical workstation use, and CT workflow efficiency. The second part of this book presents volumetric imaging cases.