Revised to reflect the current cardiothoracic radiology curriculum for diagnostic radiology residency, this concise text provides the essential knowledge needed to interpret chest radiographs and CT scans. This edition includes nearly 800 new images obtained with state-of-the-art technology and a new chapter on cardiac imaging. A new patterns of lung disease section provides a one-stop guide to recognizing and understanding findings seen on thin-section CT. This edition also includes the new classification of idiopathic interstitial pneumonias, current techniques for evaluating solitary pulmonary nodules, an algorithm for managing incidental nodules seen on chest CT, the new World Health Organization classification of lung tumors, and numerous new cases in the self-assessment chapter.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Normal Anatomy of the Chest Chapter 2 Signs and Patterns of Lung Disease Chapter 3 Interstitial Lung Disease Chapter 4 Alveolar Lung Disease Chapter 5 Monitoring and Support Devices: "Tubes and Lines" Chapter 6 Mediastinal Masses Chapter 7 Solitary and Multiple Pulmonary Nodules Chapter 8 Chest Trauma Chapter 9 Pleura, Chest Wall and Diaphragm Chapter 10 Upper Lung Disease, Infection and Immunity Chapter 11 Atelectasis Chapter 12 Peripheral Lung Disease Chapter 13 Airways Chapter 14 Unilateral Hyperlucent Hemithorax Chapter 15 Neoplasms of the Lung Chapter 16 Congenital Lung Disease Chapter 17 Pulmonary Vasculature Disease Chapter 18 Congenital and Acquired Cardiac Disease Chapter 19 Thoracic Aorta Chapter 20 Self-Assessment Index