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Methodology of CT-Imaging in ME Diseases

  • Salah Mansour
  • Jacques Magnan
  • Karen Nicolas
  • Hassan Haidar
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Abstract

High Resolution Computed Tomography (HRCT) is nowadays unanimously considered as the first method of choice in imaging of middle ear pathologies. The modern technical improvements make CT more performing; the obtained data volumes with a high spatial resolution can be reconstructed along any required plane. The following chapter presents a brief review of the main technical parameters and the main reconstruction planes to obtain a high diagnostic value of CT evaluation for the most frequent middle ear pathologies. Also one possible method of a systematic reading of the Temporal Bone CT is presented.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Salah Mansour
    • 1
  • Jacques Magnan
    • 2
  • Karen Nicolas
    • 3
    • 4
  • Hassan Haidar
    • 5
  1. 1.Lebanese University, Department of OtolaryngologyHNS Amoudi Center Boulevard MazraaBeirutLebanon
  2. 2.Aix-Marseille UniversityMarseilleFrance
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyMiddle East Institute of HealthBsalimLebanon
  4. 4.Lebanese UniversityBeirutLebanon
  5. 5.Department of OtolaryngologyHamad Medical Corporation, Weill Cornell Medical CollegeDohaQatar

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