The clinical acceptance of computed anatomic cross-sections. Schematic line tomography (CT) as an integral part of our drawings are also generously used to il- diagstic armamentarium was based on its lustrate particularly complex anatomic re- ability to display cross-sectional anatomy gions and help the reader obtain a correct with near anatomic precision. However, perspective on these more difficult regions. the radiologist must first be kwledgeable The book successfully presents a clear per- of the complexities of rmal anatomy be- spective on the anatomy we see daily in fore he can truly make full use of this tech- using cross-sectional imaging techniques. logy. This book will prove useful as a learning Michael Farkas has truly made our task guide for the uninitiated, and as a refer- as radiologists easier. As ted in the ence for the more experienced. Either preface, the book carefully correlates rep- way, it is an important contribution to our resentative CT slices with corresponding literature. Elliot K. Fishman, M.D.