CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING

The Frontal Chest Radiograph

Apr 10, 2019 by in CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING Comments Off on The Frontal Chest Radiograph

Key Points ▪ The components of the left and right-sided mediastinal and cardiac silhouettes should be committed to memory in detail, as should the frontal projections and the locations and…

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First Things First

Apr 10, 2019 by in CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING Comments Off on First Things First

Key Points General points to uphold in the approach to the chest radiograph, before reviewing the film for cardiovascular detail, include the following: ▪ Review the indication for the radiograph…

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Segmental Anatomy

Mar 3, 2019 by in CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING Comments Off on Segmental Anatomy

Each lung is divided into lobes and each lobe is divided into segments. Each segment is supplied by its own bronchus, which is called a segmental bronchus. We will learn…

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Chest CT: Putting It All Together

Mar 3, 2019 by in CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING Comments Off on Chest CT: Putting It All Together

A chest x-ray is a two-dimensional summation image. We spend time synthesizing the superimposed anatomy on the posteroanterior and lateral into a three-dimensional understanding. Computed tomography (CT) is the opposite…

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