Few Useful Chest Radiology Websites
George Simon's X-Ray Collection at
http://www.sbu.ac.uk/~dirt/museum/im0.html is an admirable site dealing with
Chest Radiology maintained by Ian Maddison, a Radiologist. The site has separate
sections on 'Topics, Teaching Cases, Pathology and Museum'. Few wonderful starting
points include 'Topics in the G. Simon collection of Cases in Cardio-thoracic
http://www.sbu.ac.uk/~dirt/museum/g-topics.html and 'Case listing in order
of pathology' at
http://www.sbu.ac.uk/~dirt/museum/chest.html. The 'Pulmonary Radiology
Teaching' has features such as a pathological index of radiological images
Besides, there is a review of the Silhouette Sign at http://www.sbu.ac.uk/~dirt/museum/rootsilh.html.
2. Basic Chest X-Ray Review at http://rad.usuhs.mil/rad/chest_review/index.html
is website from the Department of Radiology, Uniformed Services University of
the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland. The format is brief, and contains comprehensively
illustrated information on plain chest radiograph under the following sections:
soft tissues & bones, mediastinum, hila, lungs and pleura.
Chorus or Collaborative Hypertext of Radiology at
http://chorus.rad.mcw.edu/ is available from Medical College of Wisconsin.
A "quick reference" hypertext for physicians and medical students, Chorus has
educative material on Respiratory System at http://chorus.rad.mcw.edu/index/3.html
, which has a material on topics such as acute extrinsic allergic alveolitis,
aspergillosis, bronchial anatomy, Fleischner lines, Hamman-Rich syndrome, miliary
TB , PIOPED study, pulmonary edema to name a few.
Rad-Path Correlation from the AFIP has a series of useful learning material
on Chest that is available from the Syllabus section at
http://radpath.org/syllabus.htm. The material written by a host of leading
authors accommodates subject matter such as an approach to diffuse lung disease,
the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism, airways disease diffuse disease, bronchogenic
carcinoma, staging of lung cancer, pulmonary metastases, tuberculosis and congenital
diseases of the lung
5. ICU Chest Radiology at http://www.med.virginia.edu/med-ed/rad/chest/
is a valuable website that covers the important but neglected area of ICU Radiology.
The website deals with Xray techniques, describes the normal ICU series, focuses
on lines and tubes, describes air in the chest and fluid in the chest and discusses
6. Thoracopedia is an imaging encyclopedia of
pediatric thoracic disease authored by M.P. D'Alessandro, from the Department
of Radiology, University of Iowa College of Medicine. This educative portal presented
has cases listed by knowns / unknowns that are organized by disease type or by
age or simply as unorganized unknowns.
7. Lobar Collapse
Tutorial at http://www.radiology.co.uk/xrayfile/xray/tutors/collapse/tutorial.htm
is an illustrative tutorial available in the X-ray Files. This tutorial
created by Dr A Downie is designed to explain the various types of lobar collapse
on the plain chest film with illustrations and examples. Topics covered here are
silhouette sign, causes of collapse, general features of lobar collapse, normal
PA and lateral film, Extent of lobes on normal films and the types of lobe collapse.
8. ChestX-Ray.com at http://www.chestx-ray.com/
is a well conceived website covering probably the gamut of chest radiology. This
site from Mayo Clinic, Rochester has sections on education, lectures, tutorials,
practice and research resources. The highlights of the site are the illustrative
multimedia lectures on SPN: detection & decisions, Statistics for Radiologists,
tutorials on Pulmonary anatomy & physiology, guidelines on a good Radiology report.
Separate subsections on Lung Cancer, calculators, Coronary artery calcification
makes interesting browsing.
9. Janet Kuhlman's Thoracic Park
is an elegant site dealing with a variety of topics concerning Imaging of the
chest. This site that is available at
http://www.radiology.wisc.edu/staff/Chest/Kuhlman/janet_kuhlman.htm has educative
material in the form of Current Projects - Hot List that covers Spiral CT of the
chest: techniques and applications, 3D CT and Virtual bronchoscopy, Cystic spaces
in the lung , Disease of the chest in AIDS, Thoracic MRI: How to do it, when to
use it, Radiographic and CT evaluation of blunt thoracic trauma: Looking beyond
aortic transection., to name a few.
10. The Image Of Sarcoidosis
is a online tutorial authored by Terrence C. Demos, MD from the Department of
Radiology, Maywood, Il, available at http://www.meddean.luc.edu/lumen/MedEd/Radio/sarc/sarc.htm.
This material covers this multisystem granulomatous disease of unknown etiology
over areas such as diagnosis, pathology, clinical imaging, radiographic stages,
thoracic lymphadenopathy, parenchymal lung disease and extrathoracic disease
The Basics of Looking at a Chest X Ray'
is a basic Chest X-ray primer from the student BMJ group at http://www.studentbmj.com/back_issues/1000/education/358.html.
Lectures on Chest Radiology is on hand at http://www.kumc.or.kr/radiology/lecture/chest/index.htm.
The important material dealt with in this webpage includes small airway disease,
atelectasis, lung cancer staging, diseases characterized primarily by parenchymal
opacification, HRCT findings of lung dz, nodular and reticulonodular and bronchogenic
Chest X-Ray authored by Arcot J. Chandrasekhar is
available at http://www.lumen.luc.edu/lumen/MedEd/medicine/pulmonar/cxr/cxr_f.htm
. Within it there is a neatly complied list of Radiological Signs related
to Chest at http://www.lumen.luc.edu/lumen/MedEd/medicine/pulmonar/cxr/roenk.htm.
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