Characteristics and CT features of subcarinal air collections/main bronchial diverticula

@article{Higuchi2009CharacteristicsAC,
  title={Characteristics and CT features of subcarinal air collections/main bronchial diverticula},
  author={Takeshi Higuchi and Naoya Takahashi and Motoi Shiotani and Haruo Maeda and Norihiko Yoshimura},
  journal={European Radiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={20},
  pages={95-99}
}
The aim of this study was to evaluate the characteristics and CT features of subcarinal air collections on thin-section multidetector-row computed tomography (MDCT). Two hundred asymptomatic adult subjects without a history of pulmonary disease underwent MDCT. The CT appearances and characteristics of foci of extraluminal air contiguous to the main bronchus in the subcarinal region were retrospectively analysed. Subcarinal air collections were found in 81 of 200 subjects (41%) and were spotty… CONTINUE READING

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