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External Imaging of Pulmonary Perfusion and Ventilation

  • Ferruccio Fazio
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 3)

Abstract

The routine chest X-ray is a standard radiographic procedure which provides a great deal of anatomic information to the physician. Indeed, the chest X-ray will detect increased or reduced density of lung structures, thus providing information on lung anatomy, rather than function.

Keywords

Pulmonary Embolism Pulmonary Blood Flow Lung Perfusion Pulmonary Perfusion Regional Ventilation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ferruccio Fazio
    • 1
  1. 1.M.R.C. Cyclotron Unit and Department of MedicineHammersmith HospitalLondonUK

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