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Diagnostic Radiology: Body CT 1

Body CT 1

The purpose of the rotation is to focus on the fundamentals of body imaging and to build base of knowledge.

Week 1

Read Fundamentals of Body CT, Chapters 8-10:
Ch 8. Introduction to CT of the Abdomen and Pelvis
Ch 9. Peritoneal Cavity, Vessels, Nodes, and Abdominal Wall
Ch 10. Abdominal Trauma

Beyond Appendicitis: Common and Uncommon Gastrointestinal Causes of Right Lower Quadrant Abdominal Pain at Multidetector CT
Multidetector CT of Surgically Proven Blunt Bowel and Mesenteric Injury

Week 2

Read Fundamentals of Body CT, Chapters 11-14, 17:
Ch 11. Liver
Ch 12. Biliary Tree and Gallbladder
Ch 13. Pancreas
Ch 14. Spleen
Ch 17. Gastrointestinal Tract

Rad primer cases:
Basic GI

Bowel obstruction, when to worry. By Paulson

Week 3

Read Fundamentals of Body CT, Chapters 15, 16, 18:
Ch 15. Kidneys and Ureters
Ch 16. Adrenal Glands
Ch 18. Pelvis

Rad primer cases:
Basic GU

Retroperitoneum, by Vahdat
Imaging of the Adrenal Glands, by Corwin