Charles White's New techniques in thoracic imaging PDF

By Charles White

ISBN-10: 0824706404

ISBN-13: 9780824706401

Includes approximately three hundred high quality photos and diagrams that illustrate the cutting-edge thoracic imaging comparable to complex 2-D and 3D CT reconstruction tools, FDG-PET imaging, CT nodule enhancement, magnetic resonance angiography and air flow imaging!

This authoritative reference offers the newest advances in thoracic imaging, emphasizing new and rising tools in computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, positron-emission tomography, and electronic chest radiography-facilitating the identity, research, and therapy of universal illnesses and issues encountered in daily medical practice.

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A) Computed tomography shows small nodule in right upper lobe (arrow). Note marked emphysematous lung disease. (B) Axial positron emission tomographic image with [ 18 F] fluorodeoxyglucose shows increased FDG uptake within nodule (arrow) when compared to mediastinum. The findings are suggestive of malignancy and resection revealed lung cancer. M, mediastinum; V, vertebral body. 44 Erasmus et al. (A) (B) Figure 21 Bronchioloalveolar cell cancer manifesting as hypometabolic nodule on [ 18 F] fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomographic scan.

Second, with regard to obtaining region of interest (ROI) measurements, the circular or oval region of interest is centered on the image closest to the nodule equator and should comprise roughly 70% of the diameter of a nodule. All ROI measurements should be made on mediastinal window settings in order to to ensure that partial volume averaging is minimized. Careful inspection of the bronchovascular structures adjacent to the nodule will allow one to obtain ROI measurements at similar levels in the z axis of the nodule on serial scans.

21. O’Keefe ME, Good CA, McDonald JR. Calcification in solitary nodules of the lung. Am J Radiol 1957; 77:1023–1033. 22. Mahoney MC, Shipley RT, Corcoran HL, Dickson BA. CT demonstration of calcification in carcinoma of the lung. Am J Radiol 1990; 154:255–258. 23. Siegelman SS, Zerhouni EA, Leo FP, Khouri NF, Stitik FP. CT of the solitary pulmonary nodule. Am J Radiol 1980; 135:1–13. 24. Yankelevitz DF, Henschke CI. Derivation for relating calcification and size in small pulmonary nodules. Clin Imaging 1998; 22:1–6.

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