Curr Health Sci J, vol. 36, no. 1, 2010

Imaging Diagnosis in Mediastinal Vascular Diseases

[Original paper]

Morosanu D. V., Bondari A.

Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Craiova


In practice approach during a diagnostic imaging of a mediastinal masses that are driven more often overlapping stages: Detection or confirmation of a replacement process mediastinal space; Lesion characterization to its classification in a category of mediastinal masses (tissue, cystic, vascular, fatty, mixed, etc..) And, achieving the distinction between a tumor and one nontumoral process; Locating and establishing extension previously detected anomaly ; Specify the nature of mediastinal mass detected and if the balance of evolutionary stage. Using the above criteria we analyzed 504 cases of mediastinal masses included in the study for their classification in anatomic and clinical entity. Because the number of cases of magnetic resonance imaging examinations and ultrasound examinations was significantly reduced compared to computed tomography in each group will present a systematic analysis of injury criteria for diagnosis, radiology, ultrasound, CT and MRI-confined I encountered issues and examples of iconographic type.

mediastinal, vascular, imagistics,CT and MRI

Morosanu Dan Vasile, MD; Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Craiova, Str Petru Rares nr. 4, 200456, Craiova, Dolj, Romania

DOI 10.12865/CHSJ.36.01.07 - Download PDF