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
We are shown a scene in an examining room or operating suite, and there on the x-ray view box is the chest film
of the patient--inserted backwards.
Prostate cancer survivors had three indicators of worse acute care (ECG after heart failure, chest film
after heart failure, and cholecystectomy), but two indicators of better chronic care (COPD and diabetes visits).
His chest film
showed bilateral pulmonary infiltrates.
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.
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
7) The poor prognostic factors for patients with pulmonary disease are as follows: very young and very old age, the presence of multisystem disease, decreased diffusion capacity for carbon dioxide, prolonged fever, weight loss, female sex, and presence of extensive disease on the initial chest film
Cardiopulmonary complications and the malposition of lines, tubes, and catheters are often initially detected on a portable chest film
A follow-up chest film
showed a left pleural effusion.
When the right middle lobe is normal, the anteroposterior chest film
will demonstrate a distinct right heart border because the density of the air-filled right middle lobe differs from that of the blood-filled heart.
showed pulmonary vascular congestion and large bilateral pleural effusions new from a film 3 days previously.
In addition to the "figure 3" sign, rib notching (Figure 2) is a commonly identified abnormality in coarctation on a frontal chest film