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What Happens During a CT Lung Scan

computed tomography of the chest Computed tomography (CT) is an imaging technique that has revolutionized medical imaging. It is widely available, fast, and provides a detailed view of the internal organs and structures. Helical CT is most common, but conventional, axial, step-and-shoot CT is used for thin section high-resolution CT scanning of the lungs, coronary […]

How I Read a Chest CT

What are some common uses of the procedure? Doctors use chest CT to: examine abnormalities found on chest x-rays. help diagnose the causes of signs or symptoms of chest disease, such as cough, shortness of breath, chest pain, or fever. detect and evaluate the extent of tumors that arise in the chest, or tumors that […]

How to identify normal lung anatomy on chest CT

What is CT Scanning of the Chest? Computed tomography, more commonly known as a CT or CAT scan, is a diagnostic medical imaging test. Like traditional x-rays, it produces multiple images or pictures of the inside of the body. A CT scan generates images that can be reformatted in multiple planes. It can even generate […]

Corona virus – covid 19

clinical presentation and natural history of COVID-19 he spectrum of illness associated with COVID-19 is wide, ranging from asymptomatic infection to life-threatening respiratory failure. When symptoms are present, they typically arise three to five days after exposure. Most symptomatic infections are mild. Nasal congestion, sneezing, sore throat, cough, myalgias, and headache are the most commonly […]

The effect of smoking on health

Control of secondhand smoke exposure Epidemiology Exposure to secondhand smoke (SHS) is declining in the United States, but approximately 40 percent of children have biochemical evidence of SHS exposure. There are persistent disparities in the levels of exposures.  Health effects •Combustible tobacco  Established health effects of SHS in children include prematurity and perinatal mortality, fetal […]