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By Conrad Wittram

Packed with certain, in actual fact categorized radiologic photographs on each web page,
this lavishly illustrated atlas teaches readers tips to determine and speedy
diagnose the spectrum of pulmonary vascular pathologies utilizing the complete variety of
imaging modalities. each one concise but complete bankruptcy presents systematic
coverage of the imaging manifestations of universal, unusual, and infrequent illnesses.
Explanatory textual content vitamins each one top quality photo to spotlight merely the main
relevant, must-know information.


  • In-depth insurance of the way the pulmonary vessels are
    plagued by congenital anomalies, cardiac affliction, emboli, in situ thrombosis,
    vasculitis, tumors, aneurysms, and different key lung vessel pathologies
  • 359 high-resolution radiologic photographs show a
    wide selection of imaging modalities, from radiography, angiography, and
    multislice CT, to MRI, ultrasound, and nuclear imaging
  • Succinct bullet-point layout permits speedy and straightforward
  • High-quality angiogiographic and correlative CT
    pictures and instructive drawings illustrate the diagnostic standards of
    pulmonary embolism
  • Tips on easy methods 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 drugs,
emergency drugs, cardiology, and cardiothoracic surgical procedure as either an academic device and a ordinary reference for daily practice.

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9 Illustration demonstrates an arteriovenous malformation (arrow) with an enlarged feeding artery and a large draining vein. 25 26 Atlas of Pulmonary Vascular Imaging Fig. 10 (A,B) Arteriovenous malformation in a 23-year-old woman. (A) Pulmonary angiogram demonstrates a large arteriovenous malformation within the right lower lobe (arrow). (B) Treatment requires the use of an upstream balloon (arrow) to stop the arterial flow before the deployment of coils (arrowhead). A B Patients have a higher risk for cerebral vascular accident as a consequence of the pulmonary right-to-left shunt.

7 (A–C) Truncus arteriosus in a neonate. (A) Chest radiograph demonstrates cardiomegaly as well as superior mediastinal fullness, consistent with a truncus arteriosus, with normal-appearing lungs and pleural spaces. (B) Echocardiogram demonstrates a truncus arteriosus (TA) with an echogenic septum (arrow). (Continued on page 24) 24 Atlas of Pulmonary Vascular Imaging Fig. 7 (Continued) Truncus arteriosus in a neonate. ) C ◆ Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation ◆ A Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations may occur in isolation, be multiple, or be part of a systemic process in which congenital arteriovenous shunts occur in the skin, mucous membranes, and other organs (hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia or Rendu-Osler-Weber disease).

Trailing edge or concave filling defect (arrow) is shown within column of contrast material. Perfusion defect within right posterior basal segment (arrowhead) is also detected. B D C Fig. 1 (Continued) Acute pulmonary embolism in a 78-yearold woman. (B) Illustration of complete obstruction due to acute pulmonary embolism as seen on angiography. Trailing edge of thrombus forms concave filling defect within column of contrast material at level of obstruction. (C) Curved coronal reformatted CT image shows acute thrombus within right posterior basal segmental and branch vessels (arrow).

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