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Indian J Radiol Imaging. 2019 Oct-Dec;29(4):418-425. doi: 10.4103/ijri.IJRI_329_19. Epub 2019 Dec 31.

Chest radiography in adult critical care unit: A pictorial review.

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Department of Radiology, Prince Aly Khan Hospital, Aga Hall, Nesbit Road, Mazagaon, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Department of Radiology, TNMC and BYL Nair Hospital, Mumbai Central, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


Patients in the intensive care units suffer from a myriad of cardiopulmonary processes for which portable chest radiography is the most utilized imaging modality. A pragmatic approach toward evaluating the nearly similar radiographic findings seen in most of the pathologies with comparative review and strong clinical acumen can help the radiologists and clinicians achieve a rapid and precise diagnosis.


Acute respiratory distress syndrome; aspiration, intensive care unit; portable chest radiograph; pulmonary edema

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