Computed tomography of the pulmonary parenchyma and chest wall.

  title={Computed tomography of the pulmonary parenchyma and chest wall.},
  author={S A Kollins},
  journal={Radiologic clinics of North America},
  volume={15 3},
  • S A Kollins
  • Published 1977 in Radiologic clinics of North America
Computed tomography has evolved into a unique diagnostic modality that is slowly gaining acceptance for use in the chest. The overall impact of this relatively new technique will be tempered by the inexpensive and universally available conventional diagnostic studies. More refined and sophisticated CT devices will certainly become available in the future. The use of ultrashort scan time will further improve the images obtained in the chest by minimizing the effects of cardiovascular and… CONTINUE READING