Imaging the pleura

Chloe Mortensen, Rahul Bhatnagar, Anthony J Edey

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Pleural disease is now recognized as an important subspecialty of pulmonary medicine, with increasing provision being made for specialist services and procedures. In response, the field of pleural imaging has advanced in recent years, especially with regard to ultrasound. Salient multimodality imaging techniques are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)626-32
Number of pages7
JournalBritish Journal of Hospital Medicine
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2012


  • Diagnostic Techniques, Respiratory System
  • Humans
  • Image-Guided Biopsy
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Mesothelioma
  • Pleura
  • Pleural Cavity
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pleural Neoplasms
  • Positron-Emission Tomography
  • Radiography, Thoracic
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Ultrasonography

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