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Image Interpretation - Plain X-rays of the Adult Chest: Airspace Opacification

Image Interpretation - Plain X-rays of the Adult Chest: Airspace Opacification

Image Interpretation - Plain X-rays of the Adult Chest: Airspace Opacification

Christopher John Dennison MBBS MRCSEd
Christopher John Dennison MBBS MRCSEd
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 08 May 2018
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Last updated: 22 May 2018

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Description

This session will look at airspace disease. It will focus on practical aspects of identification of airspace pathology on chest radiographs, and consider the possible causes for the appearances. Radiographic case studies/examples will be used to demonstrate some of the important features.

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Describe the lobar anatomy of the chest as demonstrated on frontal chest radiographs
• Define the terms: consolidation, collapse, atelectasis and air bronchogram
• Describe and localise pulmonary airspace disease using the 'silhouette sign'
• Describe the common causes of airspace opacification
• Discuss how the clinical presentation alters the likely diagnosis in patients with airspace disease
Christopher John Dennison MBBS MRCSEd

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Christopher John Dennison MBBS MRCSEd
on behalf of Health Education England

Christopher John Dennison MBBS MRCSEd FRCR2a CertClinEd.
Radiology Registrar. Northern Deanery School of Radiology. Newcastle upon Tyne.

Dr. Dennison has always lived and trained in the North East of England. He qualified as a doctor from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 2000. Initially he trained as a General and Vascular surgeon, achieving Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He spent three years as an Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Undergraduate Education at Sunderland Royal Hospital, and undertook a Certificate in Clinical Educaton. In 2008 he finally saw the light of Radiology beckoning and began his registrar training in Clincal Radiology in the Northern Deanery.

In his spare time he enjoys industrial archaeology and restore vintage farm and marine engines, tractors and wooden boats!

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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