Utility of computed tomography in assessment of pulmonary hypertension secondary to biomass smoke exposure


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Sertogullarindan B., Bora A., Yavuz A., Ekin S., Günbatar H., Arısoy A., ...More

MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR, vol.20, pp.368-373, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.12659/msm.890174
  • Journal Name: MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.368-373
  • Keywords: Tomography, X-Ray Computed, Biomass, Hypertension, Pulmonary, CHRONIC COR PULMONALE, ARTERY DIAMETER, LUNG, COPD, WOODSMOKE, DISEASE, DELHI
  • Gazi University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background: The aim of this study was to investigate the feasibility of main pulmonary artery diameter quantification by thoracic computerized tomography (CT) in the diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension seconder to biomass smoke exposure.