Chapter 4. Pulmonary Imaging in Immunocompromised Patients

  1. Carlos Agustí3,4 and
  2. Antoni Torres3,4
  1. Tomás Franquet Chief1,2

Published Online: 7 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470714171.ch4

Pulmonary Infection in the Immunocompromised Patient: Strategies for Management

Pulmonary Infection in the Immunocompromised Patient: Strategies for Management

How to Cite

Franquet, T. (2009) Pulmonary Imaging in Immunocompromised Patients, in Pulmonary Infection in the Immunocompromised Patient: Strategies for Management (eds C. Agustí and A. Torres), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470714171.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Cap de Servei de Pneumologia i Allèrgia Respiratòria Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

  2. 4

    Institut Clinic de Pneumologia ICPCT, Hospital Clinic, C/Villarroel, 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Radiology, Hospital de Sant Pau, St. Antoni Maria Claret, 167, 08025, Barcelona, Spain

  2. 2

    Department of Radiology, Universitat Autónoma of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 JUL 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470319574

Online ISBN: 9780470714171

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Keywords:

  • pulmonary imaging in immunocompromised patients;
  • Computed tomography (CT) - pneumonia complications;
  • pulmonary infection etiology in AIDS patients and bacterial pneumonia;
  • cytomegalovirus (CMV) pneumonia;
  • mycobacterial infections;
  • post-primary tuberculosis;
  • pulmonary non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTMB);
  • hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT);
  • Mycobacterium kansasii disease

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pulmonary infections in immunocompromised patient

  • Respiratory infections

  • Interventional procedures in patients with pneumonia

  • Summary

  • References