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Chest Overview
Melissa L. Rosado-de-Christenson, MD, FACR
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TERMINOLOGY

  • Abbreviations

    • Anteroposterior (AP)
    • Posteroanterior (PA)
    • Image receptor (IR)
    • Source-to-image receptor distance (SID)
    • Hounsfield units (HU)

GENERAL ANATOMY AND FUNCTION

  • Chest Wall

    • Pleura

      • Airways

        • Heart and Great Vessels

          CHEST RADIOGRAPHY

          • Standard Chest Radiography

            • Standard Radiographic Positioning

              • Radiographic Projections

                • Radiographic Interpretation

                  • Radiographic Densities

                    COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY

                    • General Concepts

                      • Conventional CT

                        • Contrast-Enhanced CT

                          • CT Angiography

                            • High-Resolution CT

                              • Postprocessing Techniques

                                MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING

                                • General Concepts

                                  • Technique

                                    • Indications

                                      ANGIOGRAPHY

                                      • Pulmonary Angiography

                                        • Aortography

                                          • Bronchial Artery and Intercostal Arteriography

                                            OTHER CHEST IMAGING MODALITIES

                                            • Scintigraphy

                                              • Ultrasound

                                                Selected References

                                                1. Dalrymple NC et al: Informatics in radiology (infoRAD): introduction to the language of three-dimensional imaging with multidetector CT. Radiographics. 25(5):1409-28, 2005
                                                2. Long BW, Rollins JH, Smith BJ, eds. Merrill’s Atlas of Radiographic Positioning and Procedures: 3-Volume Set, Edition 13, Elsevier Health Sciences, 2015
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                                                TERMINOLOGY

                                                • Abbreviations

                                                  • Anteroposterior (AP)
                                                  • Posteroanterior (PA)
                                                  • Image receptor (IR)
                                                  • Source-to-image receptor distance (SID)
                                                  • Hounsfield units (HU)

                                                GENERAL ANATOMY AND FUNCTION

                                                • Chest Wall

                                                  • Pleura

                                                    • Airways

                                                      • Heart and Great Vessels

                                                        CHEST RADIOGRAPHY

                                                        • Standard Chest Radiography

                                                          • Standard Radiographic Positioning

                                                            • Radiographic Projections

                                                              • Radiographic Interpretation

                                                                • Radiographic Densities

                                                                  COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY

                                                                  • General Concepts

                                                                    • Conventional CT

                                                                      • Contrast-Enhanced CT

                                                                        • CT Angiography

                                                                          • High-Resolution CT

                                                                            • Postprocessing Techniques

                                                                              MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING

                                                                              • General Concepts

                                                                                • Technique

                                                                                  • Indications

                                                                                    ANGIOGRAPHY

                                                                                    • Pulmonary Angiography

                                                                                      • Aortography

                                                                                        • Bronchial Artery and Intercostal Arteriography

                                                                                          OTHER CHEST IMAGING MODALITIES

                                                                                          • Scintigraphy

                                                                                            • Ultrasound

                                                                                              Selected References

                                                                                              1. Dalrymple NC et al: Informatics in radiology (infoRAD): introduction to the language of three-dimensional imaging with multidetector CT. Radiographics. 25(5):1409-28, 2005
                                                                                              2. Long BW, Rollins JH, Smith BJ, eds. Merrill’s Atlas of Radiographic Positioning and Procedures: 3-Volume Set, Edition 13, Elsevier Health Sciences, 2015