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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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.
The computed tomography of the chest and abdomen did not reveal any metastatic lesion.
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.
A transesophageal echocardiogram and computed tomography of the chest confirmed the presence of extensive calcification in the left ventricle of unusual location and shape.
Computed tomography of the chest without contrast confirmed those calcifications in the region of the left ventricle (Fig.
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.
Chest radiography and computed tomography of the chest demonstrated a 30-cm left chest mass extending inferiorly to displace the left kidney and spleen.
Myofibroblastic sarcomas, determined for the first time by computed tomography of the chest, are rare tumors.
Computed tomography of the chest and abdomen showed bilateral hemothorax (Fig 2) and large right retroperitoneal hematoma (Fig 3).
Computed tomography of the chest with intravenous contrast medium showed cardiomegaly with a 100 mm dilatation of the right pulmonary artery and 85 mm dilatation of the left pulmonary artery (Fig 2).

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