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Back View Of Lungs
Yes: Chest x-ray pa and lateral means your doctor wants to see lung in anterior posterior position and to see heart and behind it in lateral it shows the lungs, heart , and upper part of body , neck to abdomen. It shows if there is pathology in lungs, heart or mediastinum. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
What is the meaning of apicolordotic view shows coarse reticular and hazy densities in the right lung apex?
Heading toward dx: It means there is something in the uppermost part of the right lung that needs to be further evaluated, unless the diagnosis is already known. The x ray interpretation you provided suggests to me it's most likely to be an infectious problem, but a number of causes need to be considered. ...Read more
My chest X-ray came back and says mild accentuation of the central bronchovascular markings with evidence of cephalization or edema......Translation?
Questionable small density at the left upper lung field and linear atelectasis is superimposed on the left hilum.What? Cancer? Remainder lungs clear.
Possible: The possibility of cancer is almost always there. The risk depends on the smoking history, family history of cancer, the size of the mass, etc.. Smokers are at higher risk. Certain cancers are familial. Larger spots and those with ragged edges are more likely to be cancerous. Consultation with oncologist or lung specialist may be considered.. ...Read more
What is the meaning of my xray result. Lordotic view shows minimal hazy infiltrates in the left apex. Consider minimal PTB of undetermined activity.?
"Within the limitation of the exam the visualize segment of the upper abdomen is unremarkable."CT of chest is normal, is above also normal on CT chest?
It sounds: like a normal report. I'm not exactly clear what the question is. ...Read more
Any ideas why heart failures come from pulmonary embolism in the right upper lobe of the lung in arteriosclerosis?
Several ways: The pe can cause low oxygen including what goes to the heart. It can put strain on the heart, dilate the right side, cause hormones to be released cause tachycardia and due to that chf, arrhythmia and failure of the heart to push blood if big enough. It can then cause paradoxical pressures in the ventricles collapsing the left ventricle due to right pressure. ...Read more
Shortness of breath/difficulty breathing doing the smallest of daily activities and middle right back pain (non-muscular) recent blood/xray clear?
Pain costly in left side of my chest the doctors ruled out heart and stomach ultrasound CT of thorax clear lungs heart but still having pain daily
Call your doctor: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more
Eye sight degraded,MR venography shows narrowing to full occlusion of transverse and sigmoid sinuses,feeling headache in left back of head?
To the ER: I assume if you had MR venography that shows narrowing to full occlusion you have already saught care. this can be related to a cavernous sinus thrombosis which is severe vision threatening condition. please make sure you follow all the guidelines set out by your physicians. Good luck ...Read more
Collapse her lungs in order to do the operation in this part of the upper back (thoracic vertebrae), what does this mean?
Routine: Means the operation will be done through the chest. Exposure of the spine requires collapsing the lung on that side. The anesthesiologist uses a special breathing tube that allows him or her to selectively ventilate one or both lungs. At the end of the operation, the lung is reinflated. A drain is often left in the chest for a day or two and then removed. This is fairly routine stuff. ...Read more
Can pericarditis cause pain in mid of chest rad. To rignt shoulder and right upper back? history of pericarditis/ pleurisy. Sleeping in recliner. Sle.
Damage: You have some scarring (fibrosis) and, perhaps, hyperinflation (enlargement) of your lungs. These are signs of damage. If you smoke, you surely should quit. If you're exposed to second hand smoke or toxic fumes, try to avoid them if possible. If you're over 50, it may just be...that you're over 50! We have many exposures as the years progress that are unavoidable. ...Read more
SPECT of the spine shows moderate increased uptake in the anterior aspect of +/- L3 and in the thoracic
vertebrae. What does this mean?
It means that: those areas of the bone have more metabolic activity than adjacent normal bone. It has to be interpreted in the context of the distribution of activity, your clinical history, and possibly other imaging studies, because based on limited nonspecific info, it could mean anything from trauma to arthritis to metastatic disease. Talk to your doc about the results. ...Read more
Slight ache on right side of back, almost in the middle of ribcage....Smoker 26 xray taken of lungs while ago clear.... What can be the cause?
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