Part of the “Contemporary Medical Imaging” series, the 422-page book CT of the Airways includes four introductory chapters that focus on airway physiology and anatomy and on anatomical and functional computed tomography imaging methods. Other chapters are devoted to large and small airway disorders in adults, including airway stenoses, neoplasms, asthma and smoking-related airway diseases. Pediatric large and small airway disorders also are addressed. Written by experts in the field, the illustrated resource is suitable for radiologists, pulmonologists, thoracic surgeons and pulmonary pathologists. Phillip M. Boiselle and David A. Lynch, eds.; Humana Press, a part of Springer Science + Business Media, Totowa, N.J., 2008; $179.
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