Multi-Detector Row CT of the Central Airway Disease

Eun Young Kang

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    Abstract

    Multi-detector row CT (MDCT) provides faster speed, longer coverage in conjunction with thin slices, improved spatial resolution, and ability to produce high quality multiplanar and three-dimensional (3D) images. MDCT has revolutionized the non-invasive evaluation of the central airways. Simultaneous display of axial, multiplanar, and 3D images raises precision and accuracy of the radiologic diagnosis of central airway diseases. This article introduces central airway imaging with MDCT emphasizing on the emerging role of multiplanar and 3D reconstruction.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)239-249
    Number of pages11
    JournalTuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases
    Volume55
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2003 Sep

    Keywords

    • Bronchi
    • Multi-detector row computed tomography (MDCT)
    • Three-dimensional (3D) CT imaging
    • Trachea

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
    • Infectious Diseases

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