General Surgery

Tubes and Drains

Apr 10, 2019 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Tubes and Drains

Key Point ▪ Chest radiography is an invaluable tool for determining the location and potential complications of various tubes and drains. Endotracheal Tube Because correct positioning of the endotracheal (ET)…

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Cardiac and Vascular Calcification

Apr 10, 2019 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Cardiac and Vascular Calcification

Key Points ▪ Calcification may occur within numerous structures within the heart and also within the great blood vessels. ▪ Greater penetration and optimal “windowing” favor depiction of the calcification….

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Radiographic Findings by Diagnosis: Congenital Abnormalities and Obstructions—Pulmonary Stenosis and Coarctation of the Aorta

Apr 10, 2019 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Radiographic Findings by Diagnosis: Congenital Abnormalities and Obstructions—Pulmonary Stenosis and Coarctation of the Aorta

Key Points ▪ Valvular pulmonic stenosis is often associated with dilation of the main and left pulmonary arteries. ▪ Secondary signs of right heart chamber enlargement occur in proportion to the severity…

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