CT findings in immunocompromised patients with pulmonary infections.

@article{Demirkazik2008CTFI,
  title={CT findings in immunocompromised patients with pulmonary infections.},
  author={Figen Başaran Demirkazik and Aylin Akin and Omr{\"u}m Uzun and Meltem G{\"u}ls{\"u}n Akpinar and Macit Orhan Ariy{\"u}rek},
  journal={Diagnostic and interventional radiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={
          75-82
        }
}
PURPOSE To evaluate computed tomography (CT) findings of pulmonary infections in immunocompromised patients with hematologic malignancies, and to detect the accuracy of first-choice diagnoses. MATERIALS AND METHODS CT chest scans of 57 immunocompromised patients who had pulmonary infections were evaluated retrospectively, and a first and second interpretation of etiology (first- and second-choice diagnosis) was proposed. The etiology of pulmonary infection was verified by microbiological… CONTINUE READING
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