CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING

The Trachea

Oct 10, 2016 by in CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING Comments Off on The Trachea

The Trachea W. Richard Webb THE NORMAL TRACHEA The trachea extends from the inferior aspect of the cricoid cartilage (at the level of the sixth cervical vertebra) to the carina…

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Pneumoconioses

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Pneumoconioses W. Richard Webb The term pneumoconiosis refers to the presence of lung disease related to dust inhalation. Inhaled dusts may be toxic, resulting in fibrosis and disability (e.g., asbestosis…

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Pulmonary Thromboembolic Disease

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Pulmonary Thromboembolic Disease Michael B. Gotway Gautham P. Reddy Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) represent different ends of the spectrum of a single disease—venous thromboembolism (VTE). VTE…

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Cardiac and Paracardiac Masses

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Cardiac and Paracardiac Masses Charles B. Higgins Karen Ordovas The goals of tomographic imaging in evaluation of cardiac masses are the following: Identify an intracardiac or extracardiac mass. Demonstrate the…

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