The basic principles about the X-ray and CT technique.
X-ray/CT technique - Introduction
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.
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).
If you want to know more about the dangers of ionizing radiation, the Radiation module may be interesting to read.
- X-ray densities
- Hounsfield Units
- Contrast media
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drs. A. van der Plas, MSK radiologist Maastricht UMC+
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