Atlas of pulmonary vascular imaging by Conrad Wittram

By Conrad Wittram

Packed with particular, basically categorised radiologic pictures on each web page,
this lavishly illustrated atlas teaches readers easy methods to establish and quick
diagnose the spectrum of pulmonary vascular pathologies utilizing the total variety of
imaging modalities. each one concise but accomplished bankruptcy presents systematic
coverage of the imaging manifestations of universal, unusual, and infrequent ailments.
Explanatory textual content supplementations each one top of the range photo to spotlight in simple terms the main
relevant, must-know information.

Features:

  • In-depth assurance of the way the pulmonary vessels are
    tormented by congenital anomalies, cardiac affliction, emboli, in situ thrombosis,
    vasculitis, tumors, aneurysms, and different key lung vessel pathologies
  • 359 high-resolution radiologic pictures display a
    good selection of imaging modalities, from radiography, angiography, and
    multislice CT, to MRI, ultrasound, and nuclear imaging
  • Succinct bullet-point layout permits quickly and straightforward
    reference
  • High-quality angiogiographic and correlative CT
    photos and instructive drawings illustrate the diagnostic standards of
    pulmonary embolism
  • Tips on how you can realize pulmonary embolism mimics,
    such as partial quantity and flow-related artifacts

This image-rich quantity is
ideal for clinicians, fellows, and citizens in radiology, breathing medication,
emergency drugs, cardiology, and cardiothoracic surgical procedure as either an instructional device and a easy reference for daily practice.

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2 Congenital Anomalies Fig. 11 (A,B) Anomalous right lower lobe pulmonary artery in a 65-year-old man. (A) CT on lung windows demonstrates an abnormal vessel adjacent to the vertebral column (arrow). (B) An oblique sagittal reformatted CT image shows that the systemic artery arises from the abdominal aorta (arrow). A B ◆ Systemic Artery to Normal Lung ◆ ◆ ◆ ◆ ◆ ◆ ◆ An anomalous systemic artery may supply an area of otherwise normal lung in the absence of congenital heart and lung disease (Fig.

Bronchi are often absent in the abnormal lung. Intralobar sequestration often presents in adulthood without associated congenital abnormalities. Imaging demonstrates an area of increased opacity simulating pneumonia, or as a mass with or without air-fluid levels or as cysts (Fig. 12). 27 28 Atlas of Pulmonary Vascular Imaging B A Fig. 12 (A–C) Intralobar sequestration in a 23-year-old woman. (A) Chest radiograph demonstrates a slightly lobulated triangular opacity extending behind the heart (arrow).

B) Illustration of coronal reformatted CT image of acute pulmonary embolism shows expansion of diameter of involved vessel distal to point of obstruction (arrow). 50 Atlas of Pulmonary Vascular Imaging A B Fig. 3 (A–E) Acute pulmonary embolism in a 78-year-old woman (same patient shown in Fig. 1). (A) Left pulmonary angiogram shows central filling defect (arrow) within posterior segment of left upper lobe. In this patient, all three segmental arteries of left upper lobe arise directly from main pulmonary artery.

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