- ANSWER TO THE ARCANUM. Leonard, M. K.; Kraft, C. K.; Corpe, R. F. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;6/15/2006, Vol. 42 Issue 12, p1800
The article provides information on the therapy called the plombage therapy which is used in patients diagnosed with cavitary pulmonary tuberculosis. The therapy was used to collapse tuberculous cavities incavitary apical disease. It was also considered to be a safer method of collapse therapy...
- Predictors of radiological sequelae of pulmonary tuberculosis. Al-Hajjaj, M. S.; Joharjy, I. A. // Acta Radiologica;Nov2000, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p533
Purpose:In patients with pulmonary tuberculosis, clinical factors that are associated with poor radiological outcome have not been adequately addressed in the medical literature. The aim of this study was to explore some of these factors in patients admitted to a large chest...
- Patients with an abnormal chest radiograph and latent... Ferguson, J. Scott; Hornick, Douglas B. // American Family Physician;12/1/1996, Vol. 54 Issue 8, p2495
Focuses on the approach for the evaluation of patients with tuberculosis who have radiographic findings compatible with active tuberculosis or silicosis. Evaluation of the chest radiograph; Recommendations from the American Thoracic Society and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
- Plastic bronchitis: symptomatic improvement after pulmonary arterial stenting in four patients with Fontan circulation. Tanase, Daniel; Ewert, Peter; Eicken, Andreas // Cardiology in the Young;Jan2015, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p151
Plastic bronchitis is a severe complication after a Fontan procedure, with an estimated incidence around 1â€“2% and poor prognosis. We present the cases of four patients with plastic bronchitis after a total cavopulmonary connection with a stenosis of the left pulmonary artery that was...
- Right subclavian artery cannulation: Is chest roentgenogram sufficient to diagnose the complication? Jain, Amit // Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine;Jan-Mar2011, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p61
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the letter to the editor "Finding on a chest radiograph: A dangerous complication of subclavian vein cannulation" in a previous issue.
- TB appearance in chest radiography in Cambodian migrant workers in Bangkok. Joob, Beuy; Wiwanitkit, Viroj // Lung India;Apr-Jun2012, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p189
A letter to the editor is presented regarding the high rate of tuberculosis (TB) appearance in chest radiography (CXR) detected among the Cambodian migrant workers in Bangkok, Thailand in July 2011.
- Pre-employed chest radiography for health service staff: who needs it? Madan, I. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/17/93, Vol. 306 Issue 6884, p1041
Focuses on the need for pre-employment chest radiography for health service staff in Great Britain. Importance of the test to prevent tuberculosis infection; Determination of positive heaf reactions of patients; Records made on the evidence of BCG immunization.
- Detection of Tuberculosis Despite Normal Chest Films. Kirchner, Jeffrey T. // American Family Physician;7/1/1999, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p257
Presents an abstract of the study `Detection of pulmonary tuberculosis in patients with a normal chest radiograph,' by D.D. Marciniuk, et al., from the `Chest' dated February 1999.
- Comparison of Digital Chest X-Ray and Thoracic Computed Tomography Scan in Childhood Tuberculosis. Bolursaz, Mohammad Reza; Mehrian, Payam; Aghahosseini, Farahnaz; Lotfian, Ferial; Vakilian, Fatemeh; Khalilzadeh, Soheila; Baghaei, Nooshin // Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences;Aug2015, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p1
Background: Imaging is the mainstay of diagnostic criteria in tuberculosis (TB) diagnosis, especially in children; however, the exact role of chest X-ray (CXR) and thoracic CT scan (TCT) still remains controversial. The aim of this study is to compare digital chest X-ray and thoracic CT scan in...