The book presents a comprehensive overview of the various disease processes affecting the chest and related abnormalities. It discusses biopsy and bronchography, as well as a variety of imaging techniques including radiography, fluoroscopy, tomography, and ultrasound.
Table of Contents
Reading of Chest Radiographs, Some Basic Anatomy and Physiology. Lung Consolidation, Ground Glass Shadowing, Obstructive Emphysema, Collateral Air-drift, Mucoceles, Patterns of Collapse, Ling Torsion and Herniation. Tracheal and Bronchial Developmental Abnormalities, and Inflammatory Diseases. Lung and Tracheo-Bronchial Tumours. Less Common Lung and Bronchial Tumours; Bronchiolo-Alveolar Ca., Carcinoids, Hamartomas, reticuloses, Protein Disorders, Lung Deposits and Leukaemia. Cavitation, Thin-walled Cysts and Bullae, Their Association with Tumours. Emphysema. Fat and Calcification. Spurious Tumours. Intravascular, Pulmonary Interstitial & Mediastinal Gas, and Pneumoperitoneum. The Pulmonary and Bronchial Vessels, Pulmonary Vascular Abnormalities. Pulmonary Oedema, Lymphangitis Carcinomatosa and ARDS. Systemic Veins of the Thorax. The Aorta and Related Disorders. Chest Trauma, Iatrogenic Trauma. The Neck, Thoracic Inlet and Outlet, the Axillae and Chest Wall, the Ribs, Sternum and Clavicles. The Thoracic Lymphatic System and Lymph Nodes, and the Spread of Tumours. The Extra-Pleural Spaces and Pleural Spaces. The Phrenic Nerves, Diaphragm and Pericardium. The Oesophogus. The Spread of Chest Tumours to the Abdomen, and Some Abdominal Tumours to the Chest. The Mediastinum. Inflammatory, Hypersensitivity and Immune Lung Diseases. Techniques for Chest Radiography, Fluoroscopy, Tomography (including CT and MR) and Ultrasound
Biopsy etc. Procedures and Bronchography. Skeletal, Muscle, Brain, etc. Deposits and Some Isotope Procedures. Hormonal and Para-Neoplastic Syndromes. Lung Cancer.