Extracardiac findings at cardiac CT: a practical approach.

@article{Sosnouski2007ExtracardiacFA,
  title={Extracardiac findings at cardiac CT: a practical approach.},
  author={David Sosnouski and Richard P Bonsall and Florian B. Mayer and James G. Ravenel},
  journal={Journal of thoracic imaging},
  year={2007},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={77-85}
}
Noncardiac findings occur in 10% to 60% of cases depending on the patient population studied. Although most of the abnormalities will turn out to be benign, important findings such as pulmonary embolism and lung cancer occur. Not all important abnormalities will occur within the coned down field-of-view for evaluating the coronary arteries, and the entire study should also be reviewed with an expanded field-of-view. In particular, the typical screen detected cancer occurs in the lung periphery… CONTINUE READING

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