By Lawrence R. Goodman MD

This vintage textual content is the must-have primer of chest radiology. The 3rd version displays the newest imaging methods and terminology whereas protecting the easy-to-use structure that has consistently made this booklet so well known. photographs and diagrams seem at the left-hand pages whereas textual content and multiple-choice evaluate questions look at the corresponding right-hand pages. An accompanying CD-ROM contains extra photographs plus self-assessment assessments representing 3 various degrees of trouble - that will help you construct your diagnostic talents despite your present measure of expertise.Uses the preferred "programmed studying" method of advertise speedy studying and reference.Covers each points of chest radiology, together with easy technological know-how, picture interpretation, and terminology.Features CT and MR pictures in addition to conventional radiographs, for simple comparability among modalities.Introduces puppy imaging, now frequent for diagnosing chest diseases.Provides whole reasons of recent terminology.Replaces previous photos with the hot, digital-quality radiographs.Includes a CD-ROM with extra photos and checks of various degrees of difficulty...perfect for starting scientific scholars via fourth-year citizens.

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___________ D. ___________ G. ___________ B. ___________ E. ___________ H. ___________ C. ___________ F. ___________ J. ___________ 2 superimposed 3 A. costophrenic sulcus (angle) B. left diaphragm C. heart D. aortic knob (arch) E. trachea F. hilum G. carina H. stomach bubble J. ascending aorta Now turn the page, and redo with real films. 37 X2923_03 10/25/06 38 5:36 PM Page 38 Felson’s Principles of Chest Roentgenology FIGURE 3-2 A FIGURE 3-2 B X2923_03 10/25/06 5:36 PM Page 39 Three • The Normal Chest X-Ray: Reading Like the Pros 4 Label radiographs in Figures 3-2A and 3-2B.

Look at each lung individually, then compare left lung and right lung. 7 Arrange the following in viewing sequence: A. mediastinum ________ D. lungs—bilateral ______ B. lung—unilateral ________ E. thorax ______ C. abdomen ________ 7 Correct sequence: A. 1—Abdomen B. 2—T horax (soft tissues and bones) C. 3—Mediastinum D. 4—Lung—unilateral E. 5—Lungs—bilateral Memory jog: Are There Many Lung Lesions? Abdomen: In Figure 3-3A, start in the right upper quadrant (*) and scan across the upper abdomen several times.

2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. trachea carina aortic knob (arch) ascending aorta descending aorta heart right hilum Note that the left hilum is normally slightly higher than the right. FIGURE 3-5 C 45 X2923_03 10/25/06 46 5:36 PM Page 46 Felson’s Principles of Chest Roentgenology FIGURE 3-6 A FIGURE 3-6 B FIGURE 3-7 A X2923_03 10/25/06 5:36 PM Page 47 Three • The Normal Chest X-Ray: Reading Like the Pros 47 Lungs: Most chest x-rays are ordered to evaluate lung disease, so the lungs are examined last. The lungs are so important that we search them twice.

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