Chapter 2. Imaging Techniques

  1. David C. Howlett MRCP, FRCR and
  2. Brian Ayers MD, FRCR

Published Online: 1 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753019.ch2

The Hands-on Guide to Imaging

The Hands-on Guide to Imaging

How to Cite

Howlett, D. C. and Ayers, B. (eds) (2004) Imaging Techniques, in The Hands-on Guide to Imaging, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753019.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405115513

Online ISBN: 9780470753019

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Keywords:

  • imaging techniques;
  • X-ray;
  • magnetic resonance imaging;
  • radiation;
  • electron

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Conventional X-ray (plain film)

  • Pregnancy and ionizing radiation

  • Contrast studies

  • Barium

  • Water-soluble contrast agents

  • Ultrasound

  • Computed tomography

  • Patient preparation

  • Magnetic resonance imaging

  • Contraindications

  • Nuclear medicine

  • Positron emission tomography

  • Picture archiving and communication system