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Evaluation of Pulmonary Fissures by Spiral CT

  • M. L. Storto
  • C. Ciccotosto
  • A. Guidotti
  • R. L. Patea
  • L. Bonomo
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Abstract

Pleural fissures are important landmarks within the pulmonary parenchyma allowing for accurate localization and distribution of pulmonary disease. Moreover, the assessment of transfissural extension may modify the surgical treatment of patients with lung cancer near a fissure, and require performance of a peumonectomy or bilobectomy rather than a lobectomy [2, 6, 7].

Keywords

Compute Tomography Examination Spiral Compute Tomography Multiplanar Reconstruction Standard Compute Tomography Minor Fissure 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. L. Storto
  • C. Ciccotosto
  • A. Guidotti
  • R. L. Patea
  • L. Bonomo

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