cardiac silhouette

cardiac silhouette

The shadow on the chest radiograph created by the heart. A large cardiac silhouette is consistent with cardiac hypertrophy. A narrow silhouette is often seen in patients with emphysema.
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A chest X-ray showed an enlarged cardiac silhouette and mild bilateral pleural effusion (Figure 2).
Chest radiographs revealed 12 sewing needles, some of which were visi ble within the cardiac silhouette.
1) Results of survey radiographs revealed generalized loss of coelomic detail and enlargement of the cardiac silhouette (Fig 1), consistent with intra-abdominal or cardiac disease.
A chest X-ray-posterioanterior view showed clear lung fields with normal cardiac silhouette.
The chest radiography was revealed normal lungs but with an increase in cardiac silhouette (a 0.
Impact directly over the cardiac silhouette is necessary to produce ventricular fibrillation in an experimental model of commotio cordis," Journal of the American College of Cardiology, vol.
Radiograph is nonspecific for distinguishing these entities from traumatic cardiac rupture and may demonstrate enlargement of the cardiac silhouette.
This leads to the typical ebstein's configuration of the cardiac silhouette on chest radiograph which consists of a globe shaped heart with a narrow waist similar to that seen in pericardial effusion.
Chest radiograph revealed an enlarged cardiac silhouette and small bilateral pleural effusions.
Chest radiography showed an enlarged and globular cardiac silhouette and pulmonary congestion without pleural effusion (Fig.