Although chest film
is the first tool used to evaluate trauma patients, thoracic CT remains superior.
The attending has managed to cut and paste reports of every chest film
and CBC, and I have pages of normal studies.
It replaces most of the cineangiographic imagery with examples from CT and MRI and expands the discussion of contrast-enhanced and quantitative techniques, as well as discussing the changing emphasis on the value of chest film
Smaller pneumothoraces often do not appear on an AP chest film
, but may be viewed with an expiratory chest radiograph, or a lateral decubitus chest film
Key words: Chest film
, chest pain, dyspnea, Hamman's sign, spontaneous pneumomediastinum, subcutaneous emphysema
Finally, Ekeh and colleagues examined the incidence of missed injury to the aortic arch when plain film radiography of the chest was compared with computed tomography (CT) scans, and found that there would be an 11% missed injury rate when relying only on the chest film
His chest film
showed bilateral pulmonary infiltrates.
He reported to UTMB emergency room and an EKG and Chest film
Pre-treatment, the tumour partially obstructed the origin of the left main bronchus producing a 'white-out' effect on the plain chest film
In our patient 1, the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis was based on CT after the patient had already been diagnosed with TOM and after her initial chest film
had been read as negative.
On her 32nd hospital day she developed unexplained tachypnea and her respiratory status rapidly deteriorated demanding respiratory support, her chest film
The dose of radiation varies from test to test; an X-ray of the lower spine requires 120 times the level of a chest film