Methodology: It was a survey of 56 patients between January 2014 to June 2017 who presented to chest clinic with gradual onset of pulmonary symptoms and had specific abnormal chest radiology
. Computerized tomography (CT) guided biopsies were done and samples were sent for analysis for diagnostic yield of MPM.
showed hyperinflation and mild emphysema, but no infiltrates.
It should considered as a differential diagnosis if chest radiology
is suggestive of anterior mediastinal mass.
: The Essentials (online access included)
Chapters cover the physiology and pathophysiology of common respiratory, cardiac, and surgical conditions relevant to entry-level physical therapy students; assessment topics like clinical decision making, patient interviews, chart review, physical examination, the interpretation of lab tests, chest radiology
, pulmonary function testing, mobility and exercise testing, electrocardiogram interpretation, and oxygen therapy and mechanical ventilation; and management topics like adult and patient education, breathing strategies and exercises, positioning, airway clearance techniques, and mobilization and exercise training for hospitalized patients and those in cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation.
The team is headed by Dr Heshan Panditaratne, a consultant radiologist who specialises in nuclear and chest radiology
Image pairs were independently evaluated for image quality, diagnostic accuracy and diagnostic capability by a paediatric radiologist and a paediatrician experienced in chest radiology
. Evaluators were blinded to clinical details and the modality that had generated the image pair.
Authored by the eminent Micheal Ellis and Christopher Flower, it is a short, lucid text on adult chest radiology
, with over 400 high-quality images.
Henschke, chief of chest radiology
at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell University, New York.
revealed radiographic abnormalities consistent with pneumoconiosis in four of 16 current and former workers (including one case of advanced silicosis [International Labour Organization, category C (6)]).