ABSENCE OF THE RIGHT PULMONARY ARTERY
- Something's missing in the chest. Basu, S.; Lapsia, S. // British Journal of Radiology;Apr2010, Vol. 83 Issue 988, p362
The article presents the case of a 44-year-old man with productive cough, night sweats and worsening breathlessness on exertion associated with chest pain and chest infections. The chest radiograph shows that the patient has reduced volume of the right hemithorax with compensatory hyperinflation...
- Circular shunt in a pulmonary artery to right atrial tunnel, an anomaly unreported so far. Kumar Singhi, Anil; Sivakumar, Kothandam // Annals of Pediatric Cardiology;May-Aug2014, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p155
While aortico-right atrial tunnels with left to right shunt from aorta to right atrium are reported widely, pulmonary artery to right atrial tunnels have not been described so far. Such a tunnel will lead to a circular shunt with a recirculation of blood in the right sided cardiac chambers...
- CT diagnosis of traumatic bronchial rupture in children. Epelman, Monica; Ofer, Amos; Klein, Yoram; Best, Leal H.; Guralnik, Ludmila; Bentur, Lea; Traubici, Jeffrey // Pediatric Radiology;Dec2002, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p888
Bronchial rupture is a rare and serious complication of blunt chest trauma in children. The diagnosis of this injury is challenging and requires a high degree of clinical suspicion. It is frequently associated with other severe injuries that may draw the focus of attention away from this...
- Effect of Dose on Image Quality in a Detector-based Dual-Exposure, Dual-Energy System for Chest Radiography. Freund, T.; Fischbach, F.; Teichgraeber, U.; Haenninen, E. Lopez; Eichstaedt, H.; Felix, R.; Ricke, J. // Acta Radiologica;Feb2005, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p41
Purpose: To assess the image quality of subtracted soft tissue and bone images of a CsI-detector-based dual-energy system for chest radiography at varying dose levels.Material and Methods: We evaluated a CsI-detector-based, dual-exposure, dual-energy prototype system; 126 patients were...
- Learning aspects and potential pitfalls regarding detection of pulmonary nodules in chest tomosynthesis and proposed related quality criteria. Asplund, Sara; Johnsson, Åse A.; Vikgren, Jenny; Svalkvist, Angelica; Boijsen, Marianne; Fisichella, Valeria; Flinck, Agneta; Wiksell, Åsa; Ivarsson, Jonas; Rystedt, Hans; Månsson, Lars Gunnar; Kheddache, Susanne; Båth, Magnus // Acta Radiologica;Jun2011, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p503
Background: In chest tomosynthesis, low-dose projections collected over a limited angular range are used for reconstruction of an arbitrary number of section images of the chest, resulting in a moderately increased radiation dose compared to chest radiography. Purpose: To investigate the effects...
- Spectacle sign. Sureka, Binit; Mittal, Mahesh Kumar; Mittal, Aliza; Thukral, Brij Bhushan // Lung India;
A letter to the editor is presented about the importance of spectacle sign while interpreting chest X-ray.
- On the edge of the film... Williams, Helen // Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Education & Practice Edition;Feb2014, Vol. 99 Issue 1, p15
A quiz about chest radiograph is presented.
- Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations after cavopulmonary anastomosis. Singhi, Anil Kumar; Kumar, R. Krishna // Annals of Pediatric Cardiology;2009, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p177
Pulmonary arteriovenous malformation (PAVM) is common after cavopulmonary anastomosis. PAVMs appear on chest X-ray film as diffuse opacity in one or both lungs. Angiographically, it appears as spidery diffuse vascularity with near simultaneous opacfication of pulmonary arteries and veins.
- Left pulmonary artery agenesis with pulmonary hypoplasia in an elderly patient: a rare case report. Santra, A.; Padhi, R.; Dutta, P.; Manjhi, R.; Pothal, S.; Panda, B. // Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science;Oct2013, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p462
Proximal interruption of the unilateral pulmonary artery is a rare congenital anomaly, which is often associated with other cardiovascular abnormalities. It is usually diagnosed in children but rarely discovered in adulthood as an isolated phenomenon, occurring more frequently on the right side...