CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING

of the Pleural Spaces

Oct 20, 2017 by in CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING Comments Off on of the Pleural Spaces

Fig. 1 (a) CXR: pneumothorax is located only in the anteromedial and subpulmonary site. The radiant beam does not tangentially detect any visceral pleural border, and the sign of the…

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Diaphragmatic Injuries

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A 62-year-old man who was struck by a car: Computed tomography (CT) images demonstrate the absence of the interposition of lungs between the upper abdominal contents and the chest wall…

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Injury

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Fig. 1 (a) CXR: pulmonary contusions may appear as single or multifocal “ground-glass” area. The ground-glass pattern is indicative of an interstitial damage with partial alveolar filling. (b) Axial CT…

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Tracheobronchial Injuries

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Fig. 1 Penetrating tracheal injury secondary to intubation. Supine chest radiograph shows overdistention of the endotracheal cuff (dashed line). Furthermore, left pneumomediastinum (arrows), right heart contour outline (arrowheads), and bilateral…

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Injuries

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Fig. 1 Thoracic esophageal injury. Water-soluble contrast medium esophagography: leakage of orally administered contrast material (arrow) In patients with penetrating transmediastinal injury, the most common chest radiographic findings of esophageal…

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Coronary artery Disease

Apr 1, 2017 by in CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING Comments Off on Coronary artery Disease

FIGURE 4-1 Multiplanar reformat image shows angiographicallynormal LMCA and LAD coronary arteries. FIGURE 4-2 Multiplanar reformat view of the Cx indicates no angiographically definable disease. FIGURE 4-3 Multiplanar reformat view…

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Pericardial Disease

Apr 1, 2017 by in CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING Comments Off on Pericardial Disease

Amr M. Ajlan, MD, FRCPCJonathon Leipsic, MD CASE 1 Normal Pericardial Anatomy by CT A 74-year-old woman smoker presented with a productive cough. She did not improve despite a course…

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Semilunar Valves

Apr 1, 2017 by in CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING Comments Off on Semilunar Valves

Kamran Shaikh, MD, FASE, FACCDipan J. Shah, MD INTRODUCTION TO ASSESSMENT OF SEMILUNAR VALVES BY CARDIOVASCULAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE The assessment of valvular heart disease involves:   • assessment of the…

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