Acute Care GI
UW Medical Student Lecture
Introduction to Abdominal CT
For this virtual Acute Care GI session, please do the following:
Watch "Introduction to abdominal CT" lecture (22 min)
Watch "How to use a basic PACS viewer" (4 min)
Watch "Adjusting window, level and HU" (4 min)
Watch acute appendicitis mini-lecture and review the two cases (10 min)
Watch diverticulitis mini-lecture and review the two cases (10 min)
Watch small bowel obstruction mini-lecture and review the two cases (10 min)
Review any additional cases of interest at the bottom of the page
Please contact me with any questions firstname.lastname@example.org
How to use a basic PACS viewer
Pull up a CT and review it like a pro!
This quick video that reviews how to properly manipulate radiology images that every student and trainee should be familiar with. This includes changing window/level settings, basic annotation, measuring ROI, and changing the layout to triangulate a finding in two planes.
Understanding window, level and HU
This "adjusting window settings" Medmastery lecture will demystify an often confusing concept for learners and radiologists alike and explain what exactly the window/level settings mean.