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- “ A thorough understanding of the structures which normally contribute to cardiomediastinal outline is essential in being able to interpret chest x-...”

Used in the following articles:

  • Normal contours of the cardiomediastinum on chest radiography - “ A detailed understanding of the structures that make up the normal contours of the heart and mediastinum (cardiomediastinal contour) on chest radi...”
  • Right atrial enlargement - “ Right atrial enlargement is less common, and harder to delineate on chest radiograph, than left atrial enlargement. Pathology Causes Enlargemen...”
  • Right ventricular enlargement - “ Right ventricular enlargement can be the result of a number of conditions, including: pulmonary valve stenosis pulmonary arterial hypertension ...”
  • Left ventricular enlargement - “ Left ventricular enlargement can be the result of a number of condition, including: pressure overload hypertension aortic stenosis volume over...”
  • Left atrial enlargement - “ Left atrial enlargement may result from many conditions, either congenital or acquired. It has some characteristic findings on a frontal chest rad...”
  • Cardiac chamber enlargement - “ Cardiac chamber enlargement can be recognised by cardiac contour changes, new or different interfaces with adjacent lung, and/or displacement of a...”
  • Silhouette sign (x-rays) - “ Silhouette sign is somewhat of a misnomer and in the true sense actually denotes the loss of a silhouette, thus, it is sometimes also known as los...”
  • Cardiac silhouette - “ Cardiac silhouette refers to the outline of the heart as seen on frontal and lateral chest radiographs and forms part of the cardiomediastinal con...”
  • Chest (PA view) - “ Posteroanterior (PA) chest view is the most common radiological investigation in the emergency department 1. The PA view examines the lungs, bony ...”

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