Radiological Monitoring of Pulmonary Edema

  • M. Maffessanti
  • G. Berlot
  • R. Bortolotto


The reliability of the radiograph of the chest (CXR) in assessing pulmonary edema remains a controversial matter (1–8). The assessment of edema on radiographs is usually obtained through a score based upon the presence and/or the degree of peculiar radiological signs (1–4, 6, 9).


Cardiac Index Pulmonary Edema Pulmonary Artery Pressure Pulmonary Capillary Wedge Pressure Extravascular Lung Water 
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  • M. Maffessanti
  • G. Berlot
  • R. Bortolotto

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