Fundamentals of High-Resolution Lung CT: Common Findings, Common Patterns, and Differential Diagnosis, 1st Edition

  • Brett M. Elicker MD
  • Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN-10: 1469824795
  • ISBN-13: 9781469824796
  • DDC: 616.2
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 272 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released March 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Fundamentals Of High Resolution Lung CT presents a simple and concise approach to the HRCT diagnosis of diffuse lung disease. Using a clear, reader-friendly approach, the book presents the fundamental insights and facts necessary to interpret HRCT in any clinical setting. The text and illustrations highlight the most essential rules, reasoning, shortcuts, and differential diagnostic techniques used in daily clinical practice. Readers will find it an excellent guide to improving the HRCT assessment of commonly encountered lung disease.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: HRCT Findings.
2: HRCT Indications, Technique, Radiation Dose, and Normal Anatomy.
3: Reticular Opacities.
4: Nodular Lung Disease.
5: Increased Lung Attenuation: Ground Glass Opacity and Consolidation.
6: Decreased Lung Attenuation: Emphysema, Mosaic Perfusion, and Cystic Lung Disease.
7: Specific Diseases.
8: Airways Diseases.
9: Pulmonary Vascular Diseases.
10: Pulmonary Edema, Diffuse Alveolar Damage, the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, and Pulmonary Hemorrhage.
11: The Interstitial Pneumonias.
12: Connective Tissue Diseases.
13: Smoking-Related Lung Disease.
14: Sarcoidosis.
15: Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis and Eosinophilic Lung Disease.
16: Pulmonary Infections.
17: Complications of Medical Treatment: Drug-Induced Lung Disease and Radiation.
18: Pneumoconioses.
19: Neoplastic and Lymphoproliferative Diseases.
20: Rare Diseases.