5. Computed Tomography as a Tool for Anatomical and Molecular Imaging

  1. Xiaoyuan Chen4,5
  1. Pingyu Liu1,
  2. Hu Zhou2 and
  3. Lei Xing3

Published Online: 25 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470767047.ch5

Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging

Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging

How to Cite

Liu, P., Zhou, H. and Xing, L. (2011) Computed Tomography as a Tool for Anatomical and Molecular Imaging, in Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging (ed X. Chen), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470767047.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford and Bio-X Program, Department of Radiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA

  2. 5

    Laboratory for Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Palo Alto Unified School District, Palo Alto, California, USA

  2. 2

    Community Cancer Center of Roseburg, Roseburg, Oregon, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470521151

Online ISBN: 9780470767047

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Keywords:

  • single modality molecular imaging nanoparticles - CT tool for anatomical and molecular imaging, X-ray and CT imaging, in diagnosis, staging, treatment planning and image-guided intervention of diseases;
  • modern X-ray CT, excellent tool - powerful joint effort of physics, mathematics, medicine and engineering and what it could produce;
  • X-ray CT, among the most convenient - widely used imaging tools in hospitals

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Principle Of Computed Tomography

  • Evolution of CT Imaging Technology

  • Special CT Systems for Different Clinical and Research Applications

  • CT Contrast Media and Molecular CT

  • Medical Applications of CT

  • Future Perspectives

  • Acknowledgment

  • References