Pulmonary vasculature

Rekha A. Cherian, Tyler McKinnon

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Pulmonary vasculature includes the pulmonary arteries and veins. Vessels are larger near the mediastinum and taper peripherally. The appearance can vary considerably with patient positioning and technique. This chapter discusses the appearance of pulmonary vasculature, causes for normal variations in the appearance of pulmonary vasculature, and some pulmonary vascular pathology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationRadiology Fundamentals: Introduction to Imaging & Technology
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9783030221737
ISBN (Print)9783030221720
StatePublished - Jan 1 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine


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