computed tomography of the chest

computed tomography of the chest

a noninvasive radiographic procedure performed with contrast dye to diagnose and evaluate pathological conditions of the chest. Fractures can also be seen. See also computed tomography.
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Follow-up computed tomography of the chest four months later showed complete resolution of bilateral pulmonary opacities previously seen (Figure 1(b)) and ongoing remission of Hodgkin's lymphoma.
9] Computed tomography of the chest is more sensitive in detecting mediastinal air and fluid, and may also be useful in cases in which contrast esophagograms cannot be obtained or in cases that are difficult to diagnose or localise
The overall approach to the differential diagnosis of chest pain is to evaluate the contrast-enhanced computed tomography of the chest for aortic dissection and pulmonary embolism.
Subsequent noncontrast computed tomography of the chest was performed (January 18,2007) and showed multiple (approximately 20) peribronchial and centrilobular micronodules and macronodules, ranging in size from less than 1 cm to 3 cm in greatest dimension.
Computed tomography of the chest showed the left upper lobe lung tumor sparing the LIMA.
Computed tomography of the chest was reported to identify an aortoesophageal fistula in 2 cases in the literature.
They also underwent computed tomography of the chest to assess coronary artery calcium (CAC); B-mode ultrasound to evaluate the intimal medial thickness of the internal carotid artery (ICA IMT) and of the common carotid artery (CCA IMT); and magnetic resonance imaging to determine the left ventricular (LV) mass, the authors reported.
A group of 187 patients (115 women), underwent multidetector-row computed tomography of the chest with quantification of coronary artery calcification using the Agatston scoring method.
Computed tomography of the chest and abdomen demonstrated a large, low-density left retroperitoneal mass with enhancing peripheral nodules and two similar masses in the right hepatic lobe.
However, the admitting team's extensive evaluation, which included computed tomography of the chest and a ventilation-perfusion scan, detected no underlying pathology that could explain the exacerbation.

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