European Respiratory Society Monograph, Vol. 70. 2015
ISBN (electronic): 978-1-84984-066-8
Imaging is key to the screening and diagnosis of many respiratory conditions. It is also an area of significant debate, particularly with regard to questions surrounding safety and overuse. This Monograph will be of interest to pulmonologists in all areas of respiratory medicine. The book covers two main areas: imaging methodology and safety; and imaging use in specific respiratory conditions. Chapters include: safety issues in CT and MRI, MRI methods, radionuclide imaging, chest radiography, COPD, cystic fibrosis, asthma, lung cancer, pulmonary hypertension, and much more.