Multidetector computed tomography in cerebrovascular disease: CT perfusion imaging
Multidetector Computed Tomography in Cerebrovascular Disease: CT Perfusion Imaging focuses on anatomy and procedural strategy for perfusion CT imaging in clinical neurology and cerebrovascular disease. This text-atlas combines pictures and schematic diagrams to show how this new modality can be used to assess anatomy and guide therapeutic interventions. Beginning with an introductory section discussing the state of the art and background support (including software) related to the technique, the book then reviews applications in managing stroke, thrombosis and tumors. It concludes with a section that evaluates the utility of perfusion CT in comparison with other modalities such as MRI. A comprehensive introduction to further clinical applications of a newly established technology, this volume demonstrates the utility of the technique and covers all relevant theory necessary for its implementation.