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Written by a computed tomography technologist, this book is the only comprehensive CT text geared to technologists. It is ideally suited for CT courses in radiologic technology programs and for stand-alone CT programs and offers excellent preparation for the CT certification exam administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Student-friendly features of the book include highlighted key terms, Key Concepts boxes, Clinical Application boxes,chapter review questions and suggested readings.
Table of Contents
Section I: Physics and Instrumentation
Basic Principles of CT Data Acquisition Image Reconstruction Image Display Methods of Data Acquisition Image Quality Quality Assurance Post-Processing Techniques Data Management
Section II: Patient Care
Patient Communication Patient Preparation Contrast Agents Injection Techniques Radiation Dosimetry in CT
Section III: Cross Sectional Anatomy
Neuroanatomy Thoracic Anatomy Abdominopelvic Anatomy Musculoskeletal Anatomy
Section IV: Imaging Procedures and Protocols
Neurological Imaging Procedures Thoracic Imaging Procedures Abdomen and Pelvis Imaging Procedures Musculoskeletal Imaging Procedures Interventional CT and CT Fluoroscopy PET/CT Fusion Imaging