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High-Resolution Computed Tomography of the Paranasal Sinuses and Pharynx and Related Regions

Impact of CT identification on diagnosis and patient management

  • Gertrude Maatman

Part of the Series in Radiology book series (SERA, volume 12)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-IX
  2. Gertrude Maatman
    Pages 1-1
  3. Gertrude Maatman
    Pages 3-8
  4. Gertrude Maatman
    Pages 9-23
  5. Gertrude Maatman
    Pages 25-86
  6. Gertrude Maatman
    Pages 87-130
  7. Gertrude Maatman
    Pages 131-164
  8. Gertrude Maatman
    Pages 165-165
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 167-171

About this book

Introduction

Computed tomography is presently reaching maturity with its high-resolution reconstruction programs, as a result of which conventional tomography has definitely been surpassed. High-resolution computed tomo­ graphy does indeed provide a better spatial resolution and can provide not only images of surfaces but also of deeper structures as well, such as muscles and fatty areas. Furthermore, it allows examination of the intra­ cranial contents and examination of possible intracranial tumor invasion. It is therefore necessary to establish the rich potential of normal and pathological images. By writing this book Dr. Gertrude Maatman has undertaken this task and she has performed it well. In particular, I appreciate the way she has treated the CT-anatomy. All normal structures have been methodically identified. In this way, Dr. Maatman conveys the message of the importance of a sound anatom­ ical basis, which is the only guarantee of a correct interpretation of pathological cases. This atlas will greatly facilitate description of the precise localization of a lesion and its extension to the surrounding structures. I would like to congratulate the author of this highly accurate and didactic work, that should be used by the student as well as by the experienced radiologist. I wish this book every success.

Keywords

computed tomography computed tomography (CT) tomography

Authors and affiliations

  • Gertrude Maatman
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiodiagnosisUtrecht University HospitalUtrechtThe Netherlands

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-4277-6
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1986
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-8400-0
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-4277-6
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