Module

X-Thorax ICU

This module provides an extra depth to the general module about the chest X-ray examination, in which the assessment of the ventilation tube/lining is discussed in particular.

This module provides an extra depth to the general module about the chest X-ray examination, in which the assessment of the ventilation tube/lining is discussed in particular.

Module Content

X-Thorax ICU

Prior to this module it is wise to follow module X-Thorax.

Tip: it may be interesting to follow the X-Thorax Child module afterwards.

 

This module consists of the components indication/technique, normal anatomy, checklist and pathology.

 

Key topics/terms:

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Text & illustrations

drs. A van der Plas (MSK radiologist Maastricht UMC+)

With special thanks to:
drs. I. Bosma (resident radiology, LUMC)

Sources:

  • W. R. Webb MD, C. B. Higgins. Thoracic Imaging: Pulmonary and Cardiovascular Radiology (second edition, 2011).
  • Anesth Analg. 2007 Sep;105(3):735-8. The carina as a useful radiographic landmark for positioning the intraaortic balloon pump. Kim JT1, Lee JR, Kim JK
  • AJR: 198, March 2012. Chest Radiography in the ICU Part I, Evaluation of Airway, Enteric, and Pleural Tubes. Godoy M.C.B, Leitman B.L et al.
  • AJR: 198:572-581, March 2012. Chest Radiography in the ICU Part II, Evaluation of Cardiovascular Lines and Other Devices. Godoy M.C.B, Leitman B.L et al.

 

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It may not be used without written permission of Annelies van der Plas.

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