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Atlas of pulmonary vascular imaging by Conrad Wittram

By Conrad Wittram

Packed with specified, sincerely categorised radiologic pictures on each web page,
this lavishly illustrated atlas teaches readers easy methods to establish and speedy
diagnose the spectrum of pulmonary vascular pathologies utilizing the complete variety of
imaging modalities. every one concise but accomplished bankruptcy presents systematic
coverage of the imaging manifestations of universal, unusual, and infrequent ailments.
Explanatory textual content supplementations each one fine quality photo to spotlight in basic terms the main
relevant, must-know information.


  • In-depth assurance of the way the pulmonary vessels are
    suffering from congenital anomalies, cardiac sickness, emboli, in situ thrombosis,
    vasculitis, tumors, aneurysms, and different key lung vessel pathologies
  • 359 high-resolution radiologic photographs reveal a
    wide selection of imaging modalities, from radiography, angiography, and
    multislice CT, to MRI, ultrasound, and nuclear imaging
  • Succinct bullet-point structure permits quickly and straightforward
  • High-quality angiogiographic and correlative CT
    photos and instructive drawings illustrate the diagnostic standards of
    pulmonary embolism
  • Tips on find out how to realize pulmonary embolism mimics,
    such as partial quantity and flow-related artifacts

This image-rich quantity is
ideal for clinicians, fellows, and citizens in radiology, respiration medication,
emergency medication, cardiology, and cardiothoracic surgical procedure as either a tutorial instrument and a undemanding reference for daily practice.

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16 (Continued) Partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection in a 37-year-old man. (B) CT coronal reconstruction MIP image demonstrates that the left upper lobe pulmonary vein drains into the innominate vein (arrows). (C) The left upper lobe pulmonary vein is seen on this axial CT image (arrow) and could easily be mistaken for a left-sided superior vena cava. B C ◆ Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return A cyanotic heart lesion with increased pulmonary blood flow presents in the neonatal period.

Fig. 1 (A–C) Agenesis of the right pulmonary artery in a 38-year-old man. (A) Chest radiograph demonstrates shift of the mediastinum to the right and a hypoplastic right lung with attenuation of the pulmonary vessels on the right. A 18 2 Congenital Anomalies 19 C B Fig. 1 (Continued ) Agenesis of the right pulmonary artery in a 38-year-old man. (B) CT demonstrates agenesis of the right pulmonary artery. (C) Digital subtraction arch arteriogram demonstrates hypertrophic right internal mammary (arrow) and right phrenic (arrowhead) arteries.

Both bronchus and vessel exhibit peribronchovascular interstitial thickening, leading to bronchial wall cuffing (arrowhead) and blurring of the vascular margins (arrow). (C) Illustration of alveolar pulmonary edema. There is a further increase in the attenuation of the lung parenchyma; the vessels are obscured, and the gas within the bronchus contrasts with the alveolar edema to generate an air bronchogram (arrowhead). 42 Atlas of Pulmonary Vascular Imaging B A C Fig. 7 (A–C) Interstitial edema in a 56-year-old man.

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