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Author Mang, Thomas, author

Title CT colonography : a guide for clinical practice / Thomas Mang, Wolfgang Schima ; with contributions by Anno Graser


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Description x, 202 pages ; 28 cm
Summary "Highly effective as a minimally invasive diagnostic and screening tool, CT colonography (CTC) is an important part of today's clinical armamentarium. In this concise, step-by-step guidebook, written by specialists who also run training courses in CT colonography, readers will find a wealth of information for everyday practice. From examination methods and image interpretation, to screening and reporting issues, to common mistakes and pitfalls to avoid, this compact book is all-inclusive, ideal for both beginners and more experienced examiners who want to deepen their knowledge of this powerful technique. Special Features: Full discussion of how to begin, including indications and contraindications, patient preparation, CT examination techniques, and patient risk profile; strategies for data analysis and clinical interpretation, including 2D and 3D applications ("virtual" visualization), polyp measurement, and computer-assisted detection of polyps; informative, point-by-point sections on clinical findings, starting with normal anatomy of the colon and moving on to common diseases, postoperative conditions, pitfalls and artifacts, and extracolonic involvement; more than 400 brilliant, fully labeled illustrations (176 in full-color), including normal CT scans and 2D and 3D reconstructions that demonstrate diagnostic criteria, possible differential diagnoses, and disease states; guidelines for standardizing reports and documenting findings; tips for setting up a virtual colonoscopy service in your clinic or practice"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Colon (Anatomy) -- Tomography.
Colonography, Computed Tomographic -- methods.
Colonic Diseases -- diagnosis.
Author Schima, Wolfgang, author
Graser, Anno, 1975- author
LC no. 2013020396
ISBN 9783131472618 (hardback)
3131472618 (hardback)
Other Titles CT-Kolongraphie. English