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 pictures got with state of the art know-how and a brand new bankruptcy on cardiac imaging.

A new styles of lung disorder part offers a one-stop consultant to spotting and realizing findings noticeable on thin-section CT. This version additionally comprises the hot type of idiopathic interstitial pneumonias, present concepts for comparing solitary pulmonary nodules, an set of rules for coping with incidental nodules noticeable on chest CT, the hot international health and wellbeing association category of lung tumors, and various new instances within the self-assessment chapter.

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List and identify on a chest radiograph and computed tomographic (CT) scan the four patterns of interstitial lung disease (ILD): linear, reticular, reticulonodular, and nodular. 2. , dilated esophagus and ILD in scleroderma; enlarged heart, pacemaker or defibrillator, prior sternotomy, and ILD in a patient with amiodarone drug toxicity). 3. Identify Kerley A and B lines on a chest radiograph and CT scan and explain their etiology and significance. 4. Recognize the changes of congestive heart failure on a chest radiograph (enlarged cardiac silhouette, pleural effusions, vascular redistribution, interstitial or alveolar edema, Kerley lines, enlarged azygos vein, increased ratio of artery to bronchus diameter).

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