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History of Radiology

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ISBN-10: 0199639973

ISBN-13: 9780199639977

Edition: 2013

Authors: Adrian M. K. Thomas, Arpan K. Banerjee

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Book details

List price: $84.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 5/9/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 6.38" wide x 9.25" long x 0.71" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

About the authors
Wilhelm R�ntgen and the discovery
The scientific background
Nikola Tesla
R�ntgen and the discovery
Early reception of the discovery
The Nobel Prize
Early radiology
Ernest Wilson (1871-1911)
Corporal Edward Wallwork RAMC and radiation risks
Early pioneers
Defining the normal
Alban K�hler (1874-1947)
Sebastian Gilbert Scott
Kathleen Clark (1898-1968) and radiographic standardization
British Authors
Early departments
Medico-legal radiology
Border control
Military radiology
The Italo-Abyssinian War
The Greco-Turkish War
Walter Caverley Beevor and the Tirah Campaign
John Battersby and the River War
The Spanish-American War
The Boer War
Marie Curie and the First World War
Florence Stoney
The Second World War
Post 1945
Radiology and popular culture
Radiology and paper ephemera
Radiology and art
Radiology and the cinema
Classical radiology
The plain film
Conventional tomography
The gastrointestinal tract
Contrast media and the renal tract
Traditional neuroradiology
Chest imaging including the tuberculosis screening story
Computed tomographic scanning
The development of computed tomography
Johann Radon
Allan Cormack and Godfrey Hounsfield
Developments in CT scanning
Willi Kalender and helical scanning
Multislice scanning and its clinical impact
Magnetic resonance imaging
Karl Theodor Dussik (1908-1968)
John J. Wild (1914-2009)
Ian Donald (1910-1987)
Doppler ultrasound
The development of ultrasound
FAST ultrasound and bedside ultrasound
Digital imaging, picture archiving, and communication systems
The development of digital processing
Interventional radiology
Development of angiography
Werner Forssmann (1904-1979)
Seldinger and his technique
Charles Dotter and angioplasty
Non-angiographic intervention
Image-guided biopsies and drainage
Modern interventional radiology
A history of mammography
Raoul Leborgne
Robert Egan and Charles Gros
Breast screening
Digital mammography
Breast biopsy and one-stop clinics
Nuclear medicine and radioactivity: from nuclear biology to molecular imaging
Henri Becquerel and the Curies
The influence of nuclear medicine in the Second World War
Atoms for peace and Joseph Rotblat
Early nuclear medicine
The rectilinear scanner
Hal Anger and his camera
The development of PET and SPECT
Molecular imaging
Review and the future
The centrality of medical imaging to modern clinical medicine
Early British radiology journals
Early British radiology societies
Annotated bibliography and reading list