Chest Rad 3rd Year
What is the chest x-ray criteria for diagnosing an enlarged cardiac silhouette?
A cardiothoracic ratio of more than 50%.
What is the radio-opaque density noted over the abdomen?
A lead apron was placed to cover the abdomen and pelvis of this female patient to avoid unnecessary exposure to radiation.
Enlarged cardiac silhouette. Globular water bottle configuration of the cardiac shadow.
Visualised lungs appear clear.