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Normal Lymph Node Topography

CT Atlas

  • Eckart Richter
  • Thomas Feyerabend

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIV
  2. Eckart Richter, Thomas Feyerabend
    Pages 1-6
  3. Eckart Richter, Thomas Feyerabend
    Pages 7-39
  4. Eckart Richter, Thomas Feyerabend
    Pages 41-79
  5. Eckart Richter, Thomas Feyerabend
    Pages 81-111
  6. Eckart Richter, Thomas Feyerabend
    Pages 113-147
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 149-156

About this book

Introduction

The topography of the normal lymphatic pathways is comprehensively presented here in axial CT scans. Schematic figures corresponding to each scan make it easy to understand the topography. The main chapters cover the head and neck, the thorax, the abdomen and the pelvis. A short introduction to the lymphatic drainage system is also given. The additional description of the lymphatic nodes for every organ enables the reader to analyze CT scans systematically for enlarged lymph nodes. This atlas contains information vital for radiographers, who must determine how normal and pathologically enlarged lymph nodes are connected with certain lymph node groups in order to correctly stage tumors and their metastases. For radiotherapists, knowledge of the exact topography of a lymphatic drainage region will help to determine the best treatment volume.

Keywords

Computed tomography Computertomographie Lymphknoten Lymphknotentopographie Normal lymph node topography radiotherapy anatomy computed tomography computed tomography (CT) computer tomography CT esophagus kidney liver lung metastasis skin thymus tomography tumor

Authors and affiliations

  • Eckart Richter
    • 1
  • Thomas Feyerabend
    • 2
  1. 1.Klinik für Strahlentherapie und NuklearmedizinUniversität zu LübeckLübeckGermany
  2. 2.Strahlentherapie Bonn-Rhein-SiegBonnGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-58193-9
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2004
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-20857-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-58193-9
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