CT Imaging: Practical Physics, Artifacts, and Pitfalls by Alexander C. Mamourian

By Alexander C. Mamourian

CT imaging has develop into a mainstay of scientific imaging. After 30 years this can be a mature expertise however the accumulation of thoughts over the last many years have given it notable functions and new functions proceed to emerge. during this publication Alex Mamourian makes use of early CT expertise to provide an explanation for the basics of CT imaging after which builds on that base to give an explanation for how concepts resembling slip-ring and multidetector arrays enable for fast, excessive solution imaging. This booklet covers complicated purposes reminiscent of CT cardiac imaging and dual-source dual-energy CT scanning in addition to the pitfalls and artifacts that would be encountered in scientific perform. The ebook additionally comprises chapters at the language of radiation dose and techniques for dose aid which are crucial for optimum CT imaging and sufferer safety.

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