High-resolution ultrafast chest CT in the clinical management of febrile bone marrow transplant patients with normal or nonspecific chest roentgenograms.

@article{Barloon1991HighresolutionUC,
  title={High-resolution ultrafast chest CT in the clinical management of febrile bone marrow transplant patients with normal or nonspecific chest roentgenograms.},
  author={Thomas J. Barloon and Jeffrey R. Galvin and Masashi Mori and William Stanford and Roger D. Gingrich},
  journal={Chest},
  year={1991},
  volume={99 4},
  pages={928-33}
}
Plain chest roentgenograms may be normal or show nonspecific abnormalities during the frequent febrile episodes that occur in patients after bone marrow transplantation. In this group, ultrafast 10-mm and 3-mm high-resolution CT scans were prospectively performed in 33 patients to determine if useful information was provided that either changed the patient's clinical management or added confidence to the clinical diagnosis. The 36 symptomatic episodes that occurred in 33 patients included fever… CONTINUE READING
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