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X-ray/CT technique

Read all about the basic technique of X-ray and CT examinations. Topics such as X-ray densities, Hounsfield Units and contrast media are discussed.

Read all about the basic technique of X-ray and CT examinations. Topics such as X-ray densities, Hounsfield Units and contrast media are discussed.

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X-ray/CT technique

It is particularly recommended that you read this module before you start with the specific lectures on the various X-ray examinations (for example X-Shoulder) and CT examinations (for example CT Abdomen General).

 

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Author
Annelies van der Plas, MSK radiologist Maastricht UMC+

17/03/2014 (translated 23/08/2016)

 

Sources

  • M. Prokop; Spiral and Multislice Computed Tomography of the body (2003)
  • A. Lemmens; Praktische radiologie (april 2005)
  • J. Rydberg, et al; Multisection CT: Scanning Techniques and Clinical Applications. RadioGraphics 2000.
  • P. Allisy-Roberts, J. Williams; Farr’s Physics for Medical Imaging (sec. edition 2008)

 

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All the work (text, illustrations, visual elements) seen on this website is copyright by Annelies van der Plas.
It may not be used without written permission of Annelies van der Plas.

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