Chest Radiology: The Essentials by Jannette Collins MD MEd, Eric J. Stern MD

By Jannette Collins MD MEd, Eric J. Stern MD

Revised to mirror the present cardiothoracic radiology curriculum for diagnostic radiology residency, this concise textual content offers the fundamental wisdom had to interpret chest radiographs and CT scans. This version contains approximately 800 new photos got with cutting-edge know-how and a brand new bankruptcy on cardiac imaging.

A new styles of lung sickness part presents a one-stop consultant to spotting and knowing findings visible on thin-section CT. This variation additionally comprises the hot category of idiopathic interstitial pneumonias, present concepts for comparing solitary pulmonary nodules, an set of rules for handling incidental nodules noticeable on chest CT, the recent international well-being association class of lung tumors, and diverse new situations within the self-assessment chapter.

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Also shown is diffuse bronchiectasis related to cystic fibrosis. B: CT scan of the same patient shows dilated and impacted central bronchi in the left lower lobe (arrow). cls April 18, 2007 Chapter 2: Signs and Patterns of Lung Disease A 21 B FIGURE 2-11. Golden S sign. A: PA chest radiograph of a man with bronchogenic carcinoma of the right upper lobe. The endobronchial tumor causes collapse of the right upper lobe, and upward displacement of the minor fissure (solid arrow). The tumor mass produces a convex margin toward the lung at the right hilum (dashed arrow).

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