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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 36
Published: 29 May 2007
10.1159/000102581
EISBN: 978-3-318-01377-1
...: a confident and, moreimportantly, accurate diagnosis of a specific interstitial lungdisease can seldom be made from chest radiographic appearancesalone.With clinical validation of the diagnostic accuracyof high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) images, therole of the plain chest radiograph has been...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 34
Published: 07 October 2005
10.1159/000088599
EISBN: 978-3-318-01240-8
... radiographyremains one of the most widely used diagnostic methods forassessing progression of CF lung disease.Thin-section or high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) has been shown tohave significantly higher sensitivity in depicting lung airwayabnormalities than chest radiography. Spirometrically triggeredHRCT...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 41
Published: 10 April 2012
10.1159/000334374
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9915-3
... background, and hemodynamic profile. Chest high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) may be suggestive, but definitive diagnosis necessitates a surgical lung biopsy. However, this procedure presents high risks in these patients and is generally not recommended. Therefore, a noninvasive diagnostic approach...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 75
Published: 14 October 2013
10.1159/000350602
EISBN: 978-3-318-02386-2
... ossicle anomaly could be predicted beforehand based not only on the results of temporal bone high-resolution CT (HRCT), but also on conditions of the anomaly of the auricle and the EAC. Auditory ossicle anomalies in patients with microtia/atresia of the EAC are shown below. The development matrix...
Book Chapter
Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 36
Published: 29 May 2007
10.1159/000102580
EISBN: 978-3-318-01377-1
... examinationand diagnostic testing (laboratory tests, chest radiograph,high-resolution CT (HRCT) scan, and pulmonaryfunction tests). To increase the diagnostic yield when assessinga patient with interstitial lung disease, dynamic interactionsbetween pulmonologists, chest radiologists and pulmonarypathologists...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 36
Published: 29 May 2007
10.1159/000102685
EISBN: 978-3-318-01377-1
... with recurrent acuteepisodes without sequelae, but the disease may also lead to thedevelopment of chronic respiratory insufficiency. Diagnosismay be difficult. The presence or absence of serum precipitinsis of limited value. High-resolution CT (HRCT) scans and bronchoalveolarlavage may be informative when...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 36
Published: 29 May 2007
10.1159/000102688
EISBN: 978-3-318-01377-1
... be identified. Patients typicallymanifest with cough, dyspnea, restrictive pulmonary physiologywith decreased gas transfer, and ground glass infiltrates onhigh-resolution computed tomography (HRCT). Response toimmunosuppressive therapy is often successful; however, patientswith progressive disease...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 36
Published: 29 May 2007
10.1159/000102699
EISBN: 978-3-318-01377-1
... and polymorphous. The course isusually chronic but it may be acute or subacute. Actually thehigh-resolution CT scan (HRCT) allows to identify more specificpatterns that correlate with the involvement of small airwaysand it is clinically useful in order to confirm a suspectedbronchiolar lesion. The advent...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 77
Published: 29 April 2016
10.1159/000441861
EISBN: 978-3-318-05651-8
... of microtia complicated with facial nerve palsy, all of whom did not show any abnormal facial nerve positions in high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) scans. These results suggested that facial nerve palsy in microtia is not necessarily a complication of abnormal facial nerve positions. Facial palsy...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 36
Published: 29 May 2007
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-01377-1
EISBN: 978-3-318-01377-1
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 39
Published: 31 August 2010
10.1159/000320825
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9567-4
... computed tomography (HRCT) ( 18 - 20 ). However, more rigorous and controlled trials are needed to establish more firmly the efficacy of infused plasma AAT (pAAT), or of an inhaled pAAT- or recombinant AAT (rAAT)-based therapeutic product ( 21 ). HRCT studies have suggested that this endpoint may be more...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 50
Published: 24 April 1995
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-03154-6
EISBN: 978-3-318-03154-6
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 38
Published: 06 May 2010
10.1159/000314388
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9311-3
... and differentiates between small nodules and vessels. MPVR may be used in selected cases to aid the interpretation of high-resolution CT (HRCT) as it offers an excellent (‘bronchographic’) display of segmental bronchiectasis, or to evaluate small-airway disease. a Three-dimensional SSD image...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 41
Published: 10 April 2012
10.1159/000335669
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9915-3
... other screening tools have been evaluated to detect PH in patients with ILDs. High-Resolution CT. High-resolution CT (HRCT) can show an increased caliber of PA (widest diameter of the main PA >29 mm or superior to that of the ascending aorta). Even so, the PA diameter and PA/aorta ratio failed...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 38
Published: 06 May 2010
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9311-3
..., Wheaton G, Torzillo PJ: Non-CF bronchiectasis: clinical and HRCT evaluation. Pediatr Pulmonol 2003;35:477-483 6. Eastham KM, Fall AJ, Mitchell L, Spencer DA: The need to redefine non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis in childhood. Thorax 2004;59:324-327 7. Chang AB, Redding GJ, Everard ML: Chronic...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 38
Published: 06 May 2010
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9311-3
..., Ujita M, Jeffery PK, Owens C, Hansell DM, Payne DN, Bush A: Can HRCT be used as a marker of airway re-modelling in children with difficult asthma?. Respir Res 2006;7:46 30. Hilliard TN, Regamey N, Shute JK, Nicholson AG, Alton EW, Bush A, Davies JC: Airway re-modelling in children with cystic...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 34
Published: 07 October 2005
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-01240-8
EISBN: 978-3-318-01240-8
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 42
Published: 13 March 2015
EISBN: 978-3-318-02657-3
...: Neonatal bronchopulmonary dysplasia predicts abnormal pulmonary HRCT scans in long-term survivors of extreme preterm birth. Thorax 2009;64:405-410. 46. Wong PM, Lees AN, Louw J, et al: Emphysema in young adult survivors of moderate-to-severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Eur Respir J 2008;32:321-328...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 38
Published: 06 May 2010
10.1159/000314383
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9311-3
..., Barnes PJ, Bush A: Exhaled breath condensate cysteinyl leukotrienes and airway remodeling in childhood asthma: a pilot study. Respir Res 2006;7:63 29. Saglani S, Papaioannou G, Khoo L, Ujita M, Jeffery PK, Owens C, Hansell DM, Payne DN, Bush A: Can HRCT be used as a marker of airway re-modelling...