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IR Playbook pp 83-96 | Cite as

Introduction to Cross-Sectional Imaging

  • Adam Donithan
  • Jessie Jahjah
  • Patrick T. Norton
Chapter

Abstract

A brief introduction to cross-sectional imaging modalities including ultrasound, computed tomography (CT), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is provided. The uses and risk of contrast agents are reviewed. Cross-sectional anatomy of the chest, abdomen, and pelvis is described through annotated images, highlighting clinically relevant anatomy for interventional radiology.

Keywords

Ultrasound Computed tomography (CT) Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) Cross-sectional anatomy Physics Couinaud anatomy 

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Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Adam Donithan
    • 1
  • Jessie Jahjah
    • 1
  • Patrick T. Norton
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiology and Medical ImagingUniversity of Virginia Health SystemCharlottesvilleUSA

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