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    X-ray/CT Technique

    The basic principles about the X-ray and CT technique.

    X-ray/CT Technique
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    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. 
     
    KEY TOPICS/TERMS:

    • X-ray densities
    • Hounsfield Units
    • Window-level
    • Contrast media
    Hounsfield Units (HU) van verschillende weefsels.

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    Literature: sources and author

    Text & Illustrations

    drs. A. van der Plas, MSK radiologist Maastricht UMC+
     
    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)

    17/03/2014 

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