Heart and mediastinum

Rekha A. Cherian, Bryce Lowrey

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


The chest radiograph is often the initial imaging modality for the evaluation of the heart and mediastinum. It is essential to understand the structures that make up the normal contours of the heart and mediastinum on a chest radiograph. This is necessary to detect abnormalities and understand appropriate positioning of lines and tubes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationRadiology Fundamentals: Introduction to Imaging & Technology
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9783030221737
ISBN (Print)9783030221720
StatePublished - Jan 1 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine


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