High-resolution CT scan in the evaluation of exercise-induced interstitial pulmonary edema in cardiac patients.

@article{Brasileiro1997HighresolutionCS,
  title={High-resolution CT scan in the evaluation of exercise-induced interstitial pulmonary edema in cardiac patients.},
  author={F C Brasileiro and Francisco Vargas and Jorge Issamu Kavakama and Jo{\~a}o Jaime Giffoni Leite and Alberto Cukier and Christian G. Prefaut},
  journal={Chest},
  year={1997},
  volume={111 6},
  pages={1577-82}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the onset of exercise-induced interstitial pulmonary edema in cardiac patients by high-resolution CT (HRCT). DESIGN Prospective, normal controlled. PARTICIPANTS Thirty subjects divided into three groups: group 1--10 outpatients with chronic congestive heart failure (CCHF), New York Heart Association (NYHA) class I; group 2--10 outpatients with CCHF, NYHA class II/III; and group 3 (control)--10 normal subjects. METHOD HRCT scans were obtained at rest and 4, 8, 12, 16… CONTINUE READING