Chapter 3. Respiratory System

  1. David C. Howlett MRCP, FRCR and
  2. Brian Ayers MD, FRCR

Published Online: 1 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753019.ch3

The Hands-on Guide to Imaging

The Hands-on Guide to Imaging

How to Cite

Howlett, D. C. and Ayers, B. (eds) (2004) Respiratory System, in The Hands-on Guide to Imaging, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753019.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405115513

Online ISBN: 9780470753019

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Keywords:

  • respiratory system;
  • lung cancer;
  • imaging;
  • oedema;
  • fibrosis

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Imaging strategy CXR

  • US

  • CT

  • PET

  • MRI

  • Carcinoma of the lung Clinical presentation

  • Appearance on CXR

  • Tips

  • Further investigations

  • Lung metastases

  • CXR

  • CT

  • Lymphangitis carcinomatosa

  • CXR

  • CT

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

  • Emphysema

  • Pitfall

  • Chronic bronchitis

  • Asthma

  • Bronchiectasis

  • CXR

  • CT

  • Sarcoidosis

  • CXR

  • CXR

  • CT

  • Tuberculosis

  • Pleural effusions

  • CXR

  • US

  • CT

  • Pneumothorax

  • Common causes

  • CXR

  • Pitfalls

  • Tension pneumothorax

  • Acute pneumonia

  • Lung abscess

  • Asbestos-related lung disease

  • Disease categories

  • Interstitial fibrosis

  • CXR

  • CT