13: Pulmonary Arteritis… The Great CTEPH Mimic

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Figure 13.1 Lung scintigraphy demonstrating a number of unmatched perfusion defects, predominantly involving the upper lobes, lingula and right middle lobe Figure 13.2 (a) Right main pulmonary artery narrowing (white…

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8: Another Case of CTED: Is Surgery the Way?

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Figure 8.1 Selected images from computed tomography pulmonary angiography at time of diagnosis of pulmonary embolism At the time of her acute pulmonary embolism, the echocardiogram revealed LVEF 50%, RV…

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11: Don’t Forget About the Pulmonary Veins!

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Figure 11.1 PA and lateral chest radiograph showing cardiomegaly and enlarged central pulmonary arteries Past medical history included hypertension, gastroesophageal reflux disease, depression, and a history of congenital atrial septal…

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9: Pulmonary Artery Sarcoma Mimicking Massive Thromboembolic Disease

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Figure 9.1 Selected images from computed tomography pulmonary angiography (see “Radiographic Interpretation” section for arrow explanations) Past medical history included osteopenia, systemic hypertension, anxiety, gastro-esophageal reflux disease, and cataracts for…

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5: Operable CTEPH …but Is PTE the Best Option?

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Figure 5.1 Admission chest radiograph demonstrating cardiomegaly and massively enlarged central pulmonary arteries Prior to presentation, he was unable to walk through large grocery stores without stopping. However, he drives,…

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