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Title Dual energy CT in oncology / Carlo N. De Cecco, Andrea Laghi, U. Joseph Schoepf, Felix G. Meinel, editors.

Publication Info. Cham : Springer, 2015.

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Description 1 online resource (vii, 154 pages) : color illustrations
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed August 26, 2015)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary The aim of this book is fourfold: to describe the basic principles of Dual Energy CT (DECT) imaging, to explain how post-processing is utilized, to critically appraise the strengths and weaknesses of the technique in oncologic imaging, and above all, to demonstrate the contribution of DECT in the management of oncologic patients. Information is provided on the practice and interpretation of DECT and its impact on clinical decision making in a variety of oncological settings, including tumors of the head and neck, lung, liver, pancreas, gastrointestinal system, kidney, and musculoskeletal system. DECT is an innovative imaging technique in which the application of two distinct energy settings provides a transition from density-based image to spectral imaging. As detailed in this book, DECT acquisition allows the simultaneous generation of multiple datasets which enable the radiologist to address varied diagnostic problems in oncologic imaging using a multiparametric approach, having clear advantages in tumor detection, lesion characterization and evaluation of treatment response.
Contents Dual Energy CT: Basic Principles -- Dual Energy CT: Postprocessing and Image Analysis Strategies in Oncologic Imaging -- Dual Energy CT in Head and Neck Tumors -- Dual Energy CT in Lung Tumors -- Dual Energy CT in Liver Tumors -- Dual Energy CT in Pancreatic Tumors -- Dual Energy CT in Gastrointestinal Tumors -- Dual Energy CT in Renal Tumors -- Dual Energy CT in Musculoskeletal Tumors.
Subject Cancer -- Tomography.
Dual energy CT (Tomography)
HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / General.
MEDICAL / Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL / Diseases.
MEDICAL / Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL / Internal Medicine.
Cancer -- Tomography. (OCoLC)fst00845537
Dual energy CT (Tomography) (OCoLC)fst01921030
Added Author Cecco, Carlo N. De, editor.
Laghi, Andrea, editor.
Schoepf, U. J. (U. Joseph), 1969- editor.
Meinel, Felix G., editor.
Other Form: Printed edition: 9783319195629
Standard No. 10.1007/978-3-319-19563-6 doi
ISBN 9783319195636 (electronic bk.)
3319195638 (electronic bk.)
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