Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. 4: imaging the lungs in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Müller, N.L.; Coxson, H.; Müller, N L
November 2002
Thorax;Nov2002, Vol. 57 Issue 11, p982
Academic Journal
journal article
The role of chest radiography and computed tomography in the evaluation of pulmonary emphysema and chronic bronchitis is reviewed.


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