TITLE

Pulmonary Varix

AUTHOR(S)
Asayama, Jun; Shiguma, Rieko; Katsume, Hiroshi; Ijichi, Hamao
PUB. DATE
November 1984
SOURCE
Angiology;Nov1984, Vol. 35 Issue 11, p735
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Pulmonary varix is rare, only 53 cases having been reported. A brief review of the literature is given. Because its radiologic appearance may be indistinguishable from mediastinal or pulmonary lesions, pulmonary angiography is necessary to avoid exploratory thoracotomy, mediastinoscopy, and unnecessary antituberculous therapy.
ACCESSION #
16352910

 

Related Articles

  • Reliability of on-call radiology residents’ interpretation of 64-slice CT pulmonary angiography for the detection of pulmonary embolism. Joshi, Rohit; Wu, Ke; Kaicker, Jatin; Choudur, Hema // Acta Radiologica;Jul2014, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p682 

    The article presents information on the reliability of on-call radiology residents' interpretation of 64-slice computed tomography (CT) pulmonary angiography for the detection of pulmonary embolism (PE). Topics discussed include evaluation of PE using a combination of ventilation-perfusion (V/Q)...

  • The significance and the role of computed tomography (CT) in pulmonary embolism. Kudumovic, Azra; Beslic, Serif; Mehic, Bakir // Folia Medica Facultatis Medicinae Universitatis Saraeviensis;2008, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p63 

    Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a blockage of the pulmonary artery or one of its branches, usually occurring when a venous thrombus (blood clot from a vein) becomes dislodged from its site of formation and embolizes to the arterial blood supply of one of the lungs. Diagnosis of pulmonary embolism is...

  • Pulmonary nodule follow-up not cost effective in US.  // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;Sep2014, Vol. 711 Issue 1, p27 

    The article reports on the study which shows that routine follow-up of incidentally-detected pulmonary nodules is not cost effective during coronary computed tomographic (CT) angiography in the U.S.

  • Pulmonary puzzles. Fitzgerald, Mark; Wedzicha, Wisia // Thorax;May2007, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p380 

    The article introduces the "Pulmonary puzzles" section of the "Thorax" journal, which will feature brief clinical summaries and images of pulmonary diseases from which the reader will be asked to provide a possible diagnosis.

  • Bir Göğüs Cerrahisi Ameliyatı: Mediastinoskopi. Alar, Timuçin // Turk Toraks Dergisi / Turkish Thoracic Journal;Sep2010, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p109 

    Objective: Mediastinoscopy is a surgical procedure, developed and implemented today only by thoracic surgeon, which can be easily applied, with low morbidity and mortality, for diagnosis and treatment of lung diseases. Material and Method: In this study, 21 patients who underwent diagnostic...

  • Drug-eluting stent.  // Reactions Weekly;8/4/2007, Issue 1163, p11 

    The article describes the case of 43-year-old man who had type 2 diabetes mellitus and a drug-eluting stent, presented for a cervical mediastinoscopy for investigation of lymphadenopathy. Before the operation, he received SC calcium heparin, aspirin and clopidogrel. An acute left anterior...

  • Pulmonary Sequestration: A 29 Patient Case Series and Review. TASHTOUSH, BASHEER; MEMARPOUR, ROYA; GONZALEZ, JOSE; GLEASON, JAMES BENJAMIN; HADEH, ANAS // Journal of Clinical & Diagnostic Research;Dec2015, Vol. 9 Issue 12, p5 

    Introduction: Pulmonary sequestration also known as bronchopulmonary sequestration is a rare disease, with very few case series reviewed in literature. In this study, we review the demographics, presentation, imaging and treatment of pulmonary sequestration in 29 patients from our institution,...

  • Occupational Lung Diseases: Research Approaches and Methods.  // Annals of Internal Medicine;Oct82, Vol. 97 Issue 4, p642 

    Presents an overview of the book 'Occupational Lung Diseases: Research Approaches and Methods,' edited by Hans Weill and Margaret Turner-Warwick.

  • Pulmonary Diseases: An Annotated Bibliography of Recent Literature.  // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jun83, Vol. 98 Issue 6, p1033 

    Presents an annotated bibliography of literature on pulmonary disease as of June 1983. Clinical evaluation of pulmonary function; Diagnostic procedures; Immunology of the lung.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics