tic knowledge, a multidisciplinary approach is indis- Over the past 60 years, radiology has progressively uncovered the human body. At first a fleshless skele- pensable: clinicians, radiologists, surgeons, radio- therapists, and pathologists must all contribute their ton for global study, the body then appeared in slices, until with present techniques its smallest respective inputs for every patient referred. More- over, experience is acquired through knowledge of structures are revealed. The physician at the com- cases whose diagnosis is certain, and with which new puter console is constantly amazed at the never- ending series of organ sections and their mUltiple cases can be compared. In this way a data base is created, whether in the physician'S memory or in images arising through manipulation of the signal. Cerebral convolutions, orbital content, bone mar- that of the computer, which is helpful in making row, the face and all its bones can now be made visi- diagnoses. ble without any danger to the patient. A lesion can be detected, located and identified; it can be ob- Dr.
Number of pages: 189
Weight: 476 g
Dimensions: 280 x 210 x 10 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 198
`Every radiology library should have this book and every radiologist and radiology resident should read it.'
S. Gebarski in Journal of Roentgenology, July 1990