CT of the Airways

  • Phillip M. Boiselle
  • David A. Lynch

Part of the Contemporary Medical Imaging book series (CMI)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIV
  2. Introductory

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Kathryn Chmura, Stella Hines, Edward D. Chan
      Pages 3-24
    3. Phillip M. Boiselle, David A. Lynch
      Pages 25-48
    4. Chih-Wei Wang, Thomas V. Colby
      Pages 49-73
    5. Phillip M. Boiselle, David A. Lynch
      Pages 75-94
    6. Jonathan G. Goldin
      Pages 95-117
  3. Large Airways

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-119
    2. Phillip M. Boiselle, Jay Catena, Armin Ernst, David A. Lynch
      Pages 121-149
    3. Karen S. Lee, Phillip M. Boiselle
      Pages 151-190
    4. Ronaldo Hueb Baroni, Rodrigo Caruso Chate, Daniel Nobrega da Costa, Phillip M. Boiselle
      Pages 191-212
    5. John D. Newell Jr.
      Pages 213-235
  4. Small Airways

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 237-237
    2. Philippe A. Grenier, Catherine Beigelman-Aubry, Pierre-Yves Brillet
      Pages 239-254
    3. C. Isabela S. Silva, Nestor L. Müller
      Pages 293-323
    4. David M. Hansell, Athol U. Wells
      Pages 325-348
  5. Small Airways

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 349-349
    2. Edward Y. Lee, Marilyn J. Siegel
      Pages 351-379

About this book

Introduction

This book provides an authoritative resource on the art of CT in the diagnosis and monitoring of pulmonary disease.  Exploiting recent technological advances in MDCT and 3-D rendering, CT of the Airways contains over 350 high impact figures illustrating relevant findings of necessity to the radiologist.  The full spectrum of pulmonary diseases of the large and small airways is covered, including stenoses, neoplasms, bronchiectasis, asthma, infectious diseases, and smoking-related illnesses.  Additional chapters address the clinical applications of CT in children.  Throughout, the various modalities of CT scanning are discussed in the context of specific disease states, providing key insights to optimize imaging technique and proficiency.

A vital reference for the radiologist, this book will also be of great utility to pulmonologists, thoracic surgeons, pulmonary pathologists, and others involved in the care of patients with airway disease.  The collaborative effort of expert authors from around the globe, CT of the Airways distinguishes itself with its practical approach to state-of-the-art imaging modalities and forward thinking evaluation of emerging techniques.

Keywords

Asthma Bronchus CT Computed Tomography Imaging Lung MDCT Pulmonary Disease Trachea computed tomography (CT) diagnosis

Editors and affiliations

  • Phillip M. Boiselle
    • 1
  • David A. Lynch
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical SchoolBoston
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyNational Jewish Medical and Research CenterDenver

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-59745-139-0
  • Copyright Information Humana Press 2008
  • Publisher Name Humana Press
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-58829-848-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-59745-139-0
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