Latest Chest radiograph Stories
Chest ultrasound can serve as a viable alternative to chest CT in the evaluation of pediatric patients with complicated pneumonia and parapneumonic effusion (a build-up of fluid between the lung and chest wall).
Acute heart attack patients received an average total dose of ionizing radiation equal to 725 chest X-rays from medical tests during their hospital stay, according to research presented at the American Heart Associationâ€™s Scientific Sessions 2009.
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Computed tomography (CT) scans are better than standard radiography (X-rays) in showing the extent of disease in patients with the H1N1 virus, according to a study to be published online Oct. 21, 2009, in the American Journal of Roentgenology.
Radiology doctors hope to increase awareness among physicians about threat for serious lung complications for acutely sick patients.
Israeli researchers reported that portable X-ray equipment is implicated in the spreading of drug-resistant bacteria in the intensive care unit (ICU).
A study published in the June 2009 issue of the Journal of Thoracic Oncology determined several predictors of a positive lung cancer diagnosis after having an abnormal chest x-ray.
By Erdogan, M Sarper Martin, Christopher J ABSTRACT. A case is presented of a rare occupational lung disease for which the workplace etiology may have been overlooked.
By Slotto, James Folio, Les Answer to last month's radiology case (#25) and image: Cystic Fibrosis Chest X-Ray Findings: A Teaching Analog (Case # 26 appears at the end of this article) History Two patients are shown for comparison purposes.
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