• condition
  • The advent of high resolution computed tomographic (HRCT) scanning, a highly sensitive non-invasive technique, has greatly improved our ability to recognise this condition and has now replaced bronchography as the "gold standard" imaging modality for diagnosing bronchiectasis. (bmj.com)
  • Children
  • A clinical and radiological review was undertaken of 93 children with non-CF bronchiectasis defined by high resolution computed tomographic (HRCT) scanning presenting to a tertiary paediatric respiratory centre since 1996. (bmj.com)
  • Radiologically defined non-CF bronchiectasis in children is not uncommon. (bmj.com)
  • 8 Quantitative estimates of the prevalence of bronchiectasis in children worldwide are lacking. (bmj.com)
  • rates
  • 3- 5 A decline in hospital admission rates for paediatric bronchiectasis in the UK has been noted since the 1950s. (bmj.com)