Thoracic radiography is an invaluable diagnostic aid in cardiac and respiratory medicine but interpretation is dependent on the quality of the images obtained. While the cardiac outline can often be assessed in poor quality radiographs, assessment of the pulmonary vasculature and the lung tissue (interstitium and bronchi) requires good quality films.

   OBTAINING GOOD QUALITY RADIOGRAPHS
  TECHNIQUES IN THORACIC RADIOGRAPHY
  ASSESSMENT OF THORACIC RADIOGRAPHS
  ASSESSMENT OF THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
  ASSESSMENT OF THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
  ANGlOGRAPHY
  CONGENITAL RIGHT TO LEFT SHUNTS
  CONGENITAL LEFT TO RIGHT SHUNTS

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