The Pulmonary Vessels: A Modern Approach

  • J. Vilar Samper
  • D. F. Yankelevitz


Radiology has always been involved with the analysis of the pulmonary vasculature. A chest radiograph is a unique piece of information since it is the only radiographic examination that can depict veins and arteries without the need to inject a contrast agent. Instead, the natural contrast between the density of air and water permits excellent analysis of the vessels in the lungs.


Pulmonary Embolism Compute Tomography Angiography Pulmonary Vein Arteriovenous Malformation Pulmonary Vessel 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Vilar Samper
    • 1
  • D. F. Yankelevitz
    • 2
  1. 1.Servicio de RadiologíaHospital Universitario Dr. PesetValenciaSpain
  2. 2.New York Cornell Medical CenterNew YorkUSA

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