New Techniques in Cardiothoracic Imaging emphasizes emerging methods in computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, positron-emission tomography, and similar technology. Effective use of these tools can facilitate the identification, analysis, and treatment of diseases and disorders commonly encountered in daily clinical practice. The contribu

chapter 1|10 pages

Fundamentals of Multislice CT Scanners

ByKumaresan Sandrasegaran, Jonas Rydberg

chapter 2|14 pages


ByVikram Krishnasetty, Suzanne L. Aquino

chapter 3|10 pages

Functional MR Imaging

ByDavid L. Levin, Talissa A. Altes

chapter 4|20 pages

Digital Chest Radiography

ByMatthew Freedman

chapter 5|16 pages

Radiofrequency Ablation of Lung Tumors

ByAmita Sharma, Jo-Anne O. Shepard

chapter 6|18 pages

Cardiac CT and MRI: State of the Art

ByCharles S. White

chapter 7|16 pages

Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolus

ByCesario Ciccotosto, Lawrence R. Goodman, Lacey Washington

chapter 8|22 pages

Multidetector Row CT Angiography of the Thoracic Aorta

ByCurtis E. Green, Jeffrey S. Klein

chapter 9|18 pages

Noninvasive Assessment of the Solitary Pulmonary Nodule

ByBradley S. Sabloff, Page H. McAdams, Jeremy J. Erasmus

chapter 10|18 pages

High-Resolution CT in the Multidetector CT Era

ByPrachi P. Agarwal, Ella A. Kazerooni

chapter 11|13 pages

Lung Cancer Screening: Past, Present, and Future

ByCharles S. White, Phillip M. Boiselle