Right middle lobe torsion: Evaluation with CT angiography

M. C. Niekel, A. D. Horsch, M. V.D. Ven, M. M.P.J. Reijnen, F. B. Joosten

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Abstract

A case of right middle lobe torsion occurring after a right upper lobectomy is described. HR-CT angiography was successful in identifying the obstructed right middle lobe bronchus and the avascular nature of the infected and displaced right middle lobe. This detailed information, obtainable from present day multislice HR-CT scanners with the right CT protocols, seems to diminish the need for further confirmation by other methods.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)387-389
Number of pages3
JournalEmergency Radiology
Volume16
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2009
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • 3D reconstruction
  • CT angiography
  • Lung surgery
  • Lung torsion

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