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*  Manuel de Abreu
He intensified research on thoracic radiography for the purpose of early diagnosis of tubercular lesions, but the results were ... Abreu's ideas for a new mass screening radiography apparatus was made true by the construction of a first device by the Lohner ... In 1916, Abreu started to work at the Hôtel-Dieu and had his first contact with medical radiography, which had been discovered ... The first service of Thoracic Census was established in 1937. The first results indicated the usefulness of abreugraphy: the ...
*  List of MeSH codes (E01)
... radiography, interventional MeSH E01.370.350.700.730 --- radiography, thoracic MeSH E01.370.350.700.730.100 --- bronchography ... radiography, dental, digital MeSH E01.370.350.700.700.700 --- radiography, dual-energy scanned projection MeSH E01.370.350.700. ... radiography, dental MeSH E01.370.350.700.720.050 --- age determination by teeth MeSH E01.370.350.700.720.700 --- radiography, ... radiography, dental, digital MeSH E01.370.350.600.350.700.700 --- radiography, dual-energy scanned projection MeSH E01.370. ...
*  Projectional radiography
Thoracic Spine - AP and Lateral in the UK. In the US, an AP and Lateral are basic projections. Obliques 20 degrees from lateral ... Online Radiography Positioning Manual Nice Guidelines The Human Skeleton RADIOGRAPHY WIKI A fledgling radiography specific wiki ... Plain radiography can also refer to radiography without a radiocontrast agent or radiography that generates single static ... Plain radiography can also refer to radiography without a radiocontrast agent or radiography that generates single static ...
*  Aortic dissection
Chest radiography may demonstrate a change in the morphology of the thoracic aorta which can be seen in aortic dissection. ... Dissection of both the thoracic and abdominal aorta Play media Dissection of both the thoracic and abdominal aorta An aortogram ... "Ritter Rules,"Thoracic Aortic Disease Coalition". Archived from the original on 5 January 2016. Retrieved 6 January 2016. "John ... The rules were named for actor John Ritter, who died from a thoracic aortic dissection on September 11, 2003. Ritter was ...
*  Winged scapula
... it has been recommended to perform projectional radiography of the neck, chest, shoulder, and thoracic inlet to rule out ... The long thoracic nerve innervates the serratus anterior; therefore, damage to or impingement of this nerve can result in ... This is typically caused by damage (i.e. lesions) to the long thoracic nerve. This nerve supplies the serratus anterior, which ... There are numerous ways in which the long thoracic nerve can sustain trauma-induced injury. These include, but are not limited ...
*  Osteosclerosis
Sclerosis of the bones of the thoracic spine due to prostate cancer metastases (CT image) Sclerosis of the bones of the ... thoracic spine due to prostate cancer metastases (CT image) Osteosclerosis can be detected with a simple radiography. There are ...
*  Spirocerca lupi
The L3 larvae take about a week to 10 days reach the thoracic aorta via the coeliac arteries. Once in the aorta, they reside ... Radiography and CT (Computed tomography) are useful tools in the diagnosis of spirocercosis. Radiographically, the mass may be ... Efficacy of treatment should be confirmed by radiography and/or follow-up endoscopy. Sialoadenitis responds to treatment with ... Nonetheless, it can be diagnosed in most cases by a combination of careful questioning, thoracic radiographs, fibre-scope ( ...
*  Hemothorax
Upright radiography is preferred but supine films may be taken when upright radiography is not feasible due to the clinical ... delayed pneumothorax and delayed hemothorax after minor blunt thoracic trauma". European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. 25 ... The thoracic cavity is a chamber within the chest, containing the lungs, heart, and numerous major blood vessels. The parietal ... In upright radiography, hemothorax is suggested by blunting of the costophrenic angle or partial or complete opacification of ...
*  Automatic exposure control
A medical radiography x-ray exposure is always initiated by a human operator but an AEC detector system may be used to ... "Radiation dose optimization and thoracic computed tomography" (PDF). Radiologic Clinics of North America. 52: 1-15. doi:10.1016 ... In projectional radiography an AEC system uses one or more physically thin radiation ionization chambers (the "AEC detector") ... Doyle, P; Martin, C J (7 November 2006). "Calibrating automatic exposure control devices for digital radiography". Physics in ...
*  Osteoporosis
Conventional radiography is useful, both by itself and in conjunction with CT or MRI, for detecting complications of osteopenia ... Involvement of multiple vertebral bodies leads to kyphosis of the thoracic spine, leading to what is known as dowager's hump. ... However, radiography is relatively insensitive to detection of early disease and requires a substantial amount of bone loss ( ... Frequent complications of osteoporosis are vertebral fractures for which spinal radiography can help considerably in diagnosis ...
*  Focused assessment with sonography for trauma
Although radiography or CT scanning is generally feasible, immediate bedside detection of a pneumothorax confirms what are ... The extended FAST (eFAST) allows for the examination of both lungs by adding bilateral anterior thoracic sonography to the FAST ... Compared with supine chest radiography, with CT or clinical course as the gold standard, bedside sonography has superior ...
*  Andrew C. Hecht
Kim DH, Ludwig SC, Vaccaro A, Elsevier, 2008 Chen, M, Qureshi S, Hecht AC: Anterior Thoracic Corpectomy, Operative Techniques ... Importance of plain film radiography in the evaluation of low back pain and radiculopathy due to recurrent lumbar disc ... Qureshi S, Hecht AC: Anterior approach to the thoracic spine, Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery, ed. Weisel S, ... thoracic and lumbar spine, minimally invasive spinal surgery, microsurgery, spine trauma and tumors. Research areas include ...
*  Erdheim-Chester disease
CT findings of thoracic involvement". European Radiology. 20 (11): 2579-87. doi:10.1007/s00330-010-1830-7. PMID 20563815. De ... high-resolution radiography, and pathologic correlation". Clinical Imaging. 33 (2): 150-3. doi:10.1016/j.clinimag.2008.09.009. ...
*  Situs ambiguus
All patients with situs ambiguus lack lateralization and symmetry of organs in the abdominal and thoracic cavities and are ... Pathophysiology in the bronchial tree can be observed by radiography. Under normal development, the bronchial tree consists of ... "Outcome of 200 patients after an extracardiac Fontan procedure". The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 136 (1): ... Diagnostic criteria for atrial isomerism includes observation of symmetry of thoracic visceral organs upon echocardiogram, ...
*  Asbestosis
CT or high-resolution CT (HRCT) are more sensitive than plain radiography at detecting pulmonary fibrosis (as well as any ... American Thoracic Society (September 2004). "Diagnosis and initial management of nonmalignant diseases related to asbestos". Am ... According to the American Thoracic Society (ATS), the general diagnostic criteria for asbestosis are: Evidence of structural ...
*  Helmet removal (sports)
Brown CV, Antevil JL, Sise MJ, Sack DI (May 2005). "Spiral computed tomography for the diagnosis of cervical, thoracic, and ... Gale SC, Gracias VH, Reilly PM, Schwab CW (November 2005). "The inefficiency of plain radiography to evaluate the cervical ... the first being the National Emergency X-Radiography Utilization Study (NEXUS) and the second, the Canadian C-Spine Rule (CCR ...
*  Mediastinum
The superior mediastinum starts at the superior thoracic aperture and ends at the thoracic plane. The thoracic plane separates ... "Chest radiography for the diagnosis of acute aortic syndrome". Am J Med. 116 (2): 73-7. doi:10.1016/j.amjmed.2003.08.030. PMID ... superiorly by the thoracic inlet, the upper opening of the thorax; inferiorly by the transverse thoracic plane; laterally by ... The thoracic plane separates the superior and inferior mediastinum. It is a plane at the level of the sternal angle, and the ...
*  Tracheobronchial injury
Radiography may also show cervical emphysema, air in the tissues of the neck. X-rays may also show accompanying injuries and ... September 15, 2006) Thoracic Trauma. ped/3001 at eMedicine Retrieved on June 13, 2007. Gabor S, Renner H, Pinter H, et al. ( ... An arbitrary division can be made between the intrathoracic and cervical trachea at the thoracic inlet, an opening at the top ... Karmy-Jones R, Wood DE (2007). "Traumatic injury to the trachea and bronchus". Thoracic Surgery Clinics. 17 (1): 35-46. doi: ...
*  Carnett's sign
Carnett thought that lower abdominal pain was commonly caused by the lower six thoracic nerves and wanted to be able to ... In cases where the diagnosis is suspected but clinically unconfirmed, additional investigation using radiography or ...
*  Pott disease
The lower thoracic and upper lumbar vertebrae are the areas of the spine most often affected. The formal name for the disease ... The following are radiographic changes characteristic of spinal tuberculosis on plain radiography: Lytic destruction of ... Thoracic spinal fusion with or without instrumentation as a last resort Physical therapy for pain-relieving modalities, ... Pott disease Pott's Disease of the Thoracic Spine. ... spondylitis and it is most commonly localized in the thoracic ...
*  Magnetic resonance imaging
In general, these agents have proved safer than the iodinated contrast agents used in X-ray radiography or CT. Anaphylactoid ... the thoracic and abdominal aorta, the renal arteries, and the legs (called a "run-off"). A variety of techniques can be used to ...
*  Decompression sickness
Necrosis has frequently been reported in the lower cervical, thoracic, and upper lumbar regions of the spinal cord. A ... Early identification of lesions by radiography is not possible, but over time areas of radiographic opacity develop in ...
*  Stingray injury
In this case, the stinger penetrated the thoracic wall, causing massive trauma. The barb is covered with rows of sharp flat ... Not all remnants are radio-opaque; x-ray radiography imaging may be helpful where ultrasound is not available. Snake bite Skin ...
*  Lung cancer screening
2004). "Thoracic surgical operations in patients enrolled in a computed tomographic screening trial". Journal of Thoracic and ... December 1996). "Peripheral lung cancer: screening and detection with low-dose spiral CT versus radiography". Radiology. 201 (3 ... July 2012). "The American Association for Thoracic Surgery guidelines for lung cancer screening using low-dose computed ... American College of Chest Physicians; American Thoracic Society (September 2013), "Five Things Physicians and Patients Should ...
*  Peter Kerley
At the time, Clement Price Thomas was an eminent thoracic surgeon. Kerley and Price Thomas formed a close connection which ... BMJ 1933; 2:594-597 • Kerley P. Technique in mass miniature radiography. British Journal Radiology 1942; 15:346-347 • Hart P, ... On Sunday 23 September 1951, the thoracic surgical team from Westminster hospital, under the lead surgeon, Clement Price Thomas ... Kerley P, Thompson B. Correspondence: civilian mass radiography. BMJ 1945; 1:885 • Kerley P. Correspondence: modern trends in ...
*  Abdominal x-ray
It is often supplemented by an upright PA view of the chest (to rule out air under the diaphragm or thoracic etiologies ... Boermeester, Marie A; Gans, Sarah L.; Stoker, J; Boermeester, Marie A (2012). "Plain abdominal radiography in acute abdominal ... provides a better workup than projectional abdominal radiography alone. Computed tomography provides an overall better surgical ...