Examples of CT in a sentence
With the help of a virtual, 3-dimensional bronchial map recon- structed from a chest CT, the clinician can navigate to a desired location within the lung for biopsy and diag- nosis of pulmonary nodules.
These can be identified with contrast-free CT, with examina- tion for possible airway involvement.Multiple lung cavity nodules and pronounced airway narrowing are significant diagnostic clues for GPA.
As a general rule, CT for patients with suspected vas- culitis should be ordered without contrast medium asEGPA appear as patchy, nonsegmental, often peripheral consolidations of ground-glass opacity.
Asthma with eosinophilia is the dis- tinguishing feature of eosinophilic GPA (Churg-Strauss syndrome, EGPA), and Goodpasture syndrome involves deposition of complement and immunoglobulins.The use of imagingThe best imaging tool for suspected pulmonary vascu- litides is high-resolution computed tomography (CT).
Vasculitis patients often have renal insufficiency, and contrast-free CT will help protect the kidneys.