Computed tomographic evaluation of the thoracic prevertebral and paravertebral spaces.

Abstract

The thoracic prevertebral and paravertebral spaces are defined by the vertebrae and fascial planes. Many important structures lie within these spaces, for example, the intercostal arteries, descending aorta, the azygos and hemiazygos veins, sympathetic nerve trunk, thoracic duct, and lymph nodes. Computed tomography has been notably successful in evaluating… (More)

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@article{Kittredge1983ComputedTE, title={Computed tomographic evaluation of the thoracic prevertebral and paravertebral spaces.}, author={Richard Kittredge}, journal={The Journal of computed tomography}, year={1983}, volume={7 3}, pages={239-50} }