Recent advances in pulmonary imaging.

  title={Recent advances in pulmonary imaging.},
  author={Daniel D. Maki and Warren B. Gefter and Abass Alavi},
  volume={116 5},
Recent years have witnessed an explosion in imaging technology applicable to chest medicine. These include CT and magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) for the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism, and high-resolution CT for the detection and characterization of diffuse lung diseases and the quantification of emphysema. Newly developed approaches to pulmonary functional imaging using CT and MRI have been applied to the evaluation of pulmonary ventilation and perfusion and to the detection of small… CONTINUE READING


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