Left atrio-vertebral ratio: A new computed-tomography measurement to identify left atrial dilation.


BACKGROUND Left cardiac chambers dilation, interstitial lung changes and pleural effusions are the characteristics of cardiogenic pulmonary oedema on computed tomography (CT) of the chest but mensuration of the left atrial size is not routinely performed. Cardiac chambers normal dimensions are known to be proportional to the patient's build and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2015.11.016


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