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Interpretation of Chest X-Ray

An Illustrated Companion

G Balachandran

115 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

This book is a quick reference guide to chest X-Ray interpretation. Beginning with an introduction to basic chest radiology the following section describes ‘normal’ chest X-Ray.

The next chapters cover more than 100 lung and heart disorders, each beginning with a clinical description, followed by an image of the symptoms in a chest radiograph which is accompanied by a corresponding line diagram to help illustrate the salient features.

This practical manual is a useful reference for both postgraduates and clinicians. More than 225 radiological images, diagrams and tables enhance learning.

Key points

  • Quick reference guide to chest X-Ray interpretation
  • Explains basic radiology and ‘normal’ chest X-Ray
  • Covers more than 100 lung and heart disorders
  • Each topic illustrated by radiographic image and corresponding line diagram
Author Bio

G Balachandran MD DNB DMRD
Associate Professor in Radiology, Sri Manakula Vinayakar Medical College and Hospital, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, India