Bronchiectasis: accuracy of high-resolution CT in the differentiation of specific diseases.

@article{Cartier1999BronchiectasisAO,
  title={Bronchiectasis: accuracy of high-resolution CT in the differentiation of specific diseases.},
  author={Yannick Cartier and Peter V Kavanagh and Takeshi Johkoh and Andrew C. Mason and Nestor Luiz M{\"u}ller},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={1999},
  volume={173 1},
  pages={47-52}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to determine whether various causes of bronchiectasis can be differentiated by the pattern and distribution of abnormalities seen on high-resolution CT. MATERIALS AND METHODS The retrospective study included 82 consecutive patients who had a specific diagnosis of bronchiectasis proven by appropriate clinical and laboratory criteria. All patients underwent high-resolution CT scanning (1- to 1.5-mm collimation). The CT scans were assessed for the presence… CONTINUE READING

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