Cross-Sectional Anatomy for Computed Tomography: A by Michael L. Farkas M.D. (auth.), Michael L. Farkas M.D.

By Michael L. Farkas M.D. (auth.), Michael L. Farkas M.D. (eds.)

The scientific recognition of computed anatomic cross-sections. Schematic line tomography (CT) as an essential component of our drawings also are generously used to il­ diagnostic armamentarium was once in response to its lustrate relatively advanced anatomic re­ skill to exhibit cross-sectional anatomy gions and aid the reader receive an accurate with close to anatomic precision. despite the fact that, viewpoint on those more challenging areas. the radiologist needs to first be a professional The publication effectively provides a transparent in keeping with­ of the complexities of ordinary anatomy be­ spective at the anatomy we see day-by-day in fore he can actually make complete use of this tech­ utilizing cross-sectional imaging thoughts. nology. This ebook will turn out precious as a studying Michael Farkas has really made our job consultant for the uninitiated, and as a refer­ as radiologists more uncomplicated. As famous within the ence for the more matured. both preface, the e-book conscientiously correlates rep­ method, it truly is a major contribution to our resentative CT slices with corresponding literature. Elliot ok. Fishman, M.D.

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The thoracic cavity consists of the two pleural cavities and the mediastinum. Anatomically the mediastinum is divided into four subdivisions. The ventral mediastinum is between the sternum and the pericardium and contains lymph nodes, adipose tissue, and 3 2 Fig. 29. Horizontal section of thorax. 8 _-++H+ 9 10 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Aorta, thoracic Hemiazygos vein Back musculature Vertebral column Ribs and intercostal muscles Azygos vein Thoracic duct Pleural cavity Lungs Esophagus Pericardium Heart 43 Thorax Fig.

11. 12. Aorta, thoracic Hemiazygos vein Back musculature Vertebral column Ribs and intercostal muscles Azygos vein Thoracic duct Pleural cavity Lungs Esophagus Pericardium Heart 43 Thorax Fig. 30. Planes of section through thorax. A, upper level; B, middle level; C, lower level. 1. Aorta, ascending 2. Aorticarch 3. Pulmonary trunk 4. Brachiocephalic trunk 5. Left common carotid artery 6. Left subclavian artery 7. Left auricle 8. Right auricle 9. Right ventricle 10. Left ventricle 11. Celiac trunk 12.

27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. Neck of mandible Parotid gland Internal carotid artery Internal jugular vein Mastoid process Occipital condyle Vertebral artery (in sulcus of atlas) Vertebral artery Tonsil of cerebellum Foramen magnum Nuchal ligament Rectus capitis anterior muscle Semispinalis capitis muscle Trapezius muscle Splenius capitis muscle Medulla oblongata Sternocleidomastoid muscle Mastoid air cells Longus capitis anterior muscle Levator veli palatini muscle Lateral pterygoid muscle Head, Brain, and Visceral Cranium c d 33 32 31 30 29 28 21 26 25 24 23 22 21 20 19 3.

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