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Longitudinal Quantitative Assessment of COVID-19 Infection Progression from Chest CTs [article]

Seong Tae Kim, Leili Goli, Magdalini Paschali, Ashkan Khakzar, Matthias Keicher, Tobias Czempiel, Egon Burian, Rickmer Braren, Nassir Navab, Thomas Wendler
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Chest computed tomography (CT) has played an essential diagnostic role in assessing patients with COVID-19 by showing disease-specific image features such as ground-glass opacity and consolidation.  ...  The availability of longitudinal CT series may also result in an efficient and effective method to reliably assess the progression of COVID-19, monitor the healing process and the response to different  ...  Acknowledgements This paper was funded by the Bavarian Research Foundation (BFS) under grant agreement AZ-1429-20C. We would like to thank NVIDIA for the GPU donation.  ... 
arXiv:2103.07240v2 fatcat:mrhxomudbveh7palsngw6lxgfa

Computed Tomography of the Chest in COVID-19: A Pictorial Review of Indian Patients

Kumble Seetharama Madhusudhan, Deep Narayan Srivastava, Kushagra V. Garg, Niranjan Khandelwal
2021 Annals of the National Academy of Medical Sciences (India)  
In this review, we describe the common and uncommon chest findings of COVID-19 on the CT scan.  ...  A thorough knowledge of the common findings on the CT scan helps a radiologist in suggesting a diagnosis when it is performed in unsuspected patients.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors thank 5C Network Private Limited for their assistance in providing quality images.  ... 
doi:10.1055/s-0041-1728973 fatcat:5r222c6yb5e57ox7gtgdx2ke7u

Chest CT Imaging Characteristics of COVID-19 Pneumonia in Surviving and Non-Surviving Hospitalized Patients: A Retrospective Study in a Referral Center in Tehran, Iran

Sara Besharat, Fatemehsadat Rahimi, Siamak Afaghi, Farzad Esmaeili Tarki, Fatemeh Pourmotahari, Mohammad Fathi, Alireza Zali, Morteza Sanei Taheri, Hossein Ghanaati, Nasser Malekpour Alamdari
2021 Iranian Journal of Radiology  
Conclusion: The increased number of involved lung lobes and segments, bilateral and central distribution patterns, air bronchogram, and severe pleural effusion in the initial chest CT scan can be related  ...  Objectives: To retrospectively evaluate the chest CT characteristics of patients with COVID-19 pneumonia.  ...  Unenhanced thin-section axial image of the lungs in a patient with a positive RT-PCR shows subsegmental consolidation and reticulation with pleural effusion.chest CT scan can be related to the increased  ... 
doi:10.5812/iranjradiol.106339 fatcat:zryunkhzr5ga7o7yatpw4g4e7m

Lung Sonography in Obstetrics during COVID-19

Florian Recker, Eva Weber, Brigitte Strizek, Ulrich Gembruch, Armin Seibel
2020 Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde  
Lung pathologies are common, and some patients even go on to develop acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), which requires intubation and artificial respiration of the critically ill patient.  ...  Particularly in gynecology and obstetrics (OBGYN), ultrasound scans of the lung can be a useful additional tool when caring for pregnant patients in the delivery room.  ...  The image (b) clearly shows the interruptions to the pleural line (red). Pleural Effusions in COVID-19 The traditional aim of lung ultrasound scans is to evaluate the extent of pleural effusions.  ... 
doi:10.1055/a-1228-4242 pmid:33012834 pmcid:PMC7518931 fatcat:zrzt7wkmhvf57gkxt45vzx6hna

COVID-19 with pleural effusion as the initial symptom: a case study analysis

Jing Zhang, Chunwei Chai, Lifang Li, Mengrui Qu, Huiping Duan, Liping Ren, Hui Zhao
2020 Annals of Palliative Medicine  
This report presents a case study analysis of a patient admitted in the Fourth Taiyuan People's Hospital, who had suffered traumatic injuries from a car accident and survived COVID-19, with pleural effusion  ...  We report a case of 2019-NCOV with pleural effusion as the first symptom. Describe in detail the differential diagnosis, diagnosis, clinical management, and cure of this case.  ...  With pleural effusion being a less common symptom of COVID-19, doctors might not make a correct diagnosis as the patient's initial chest CT scan shows no lesions in the lungs.  ... 
doi:10.21037/apm-20-1720 pmid:33065808 fatcat:zthav27hc5fejm3epfulzfd4au

Use of lung ultrasound to differentiate COVID-19 pneumonia from community-acquired pneumonia

Guoliang Tan, Xihua Lian, Zhixing Zhu, Zhenhua Wang, Fang Huang, Ying Zhang, Yanping Zhao, Shaozheng He, Xiali Wang, Haolin Shen, Guorong Lyu
2020 Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology  
of 12 COVID-19 patients and 20 CAP patients were selected and underwent lung ultrasound.  ...  The modified Buda scoring system for interstitial lung disease was used to evaluate the severity and treatment effect of COVID-19 on ultrasonography.  ...  Medical writing guidance and recommendations for the study were provided by Professor Jibin Liu of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2020.05.006 pmid:32622684 pmcid:PMC7274602 fatcat:sdq6j24n2bbcdincvwqwgmipoy

From Radiological Manifestations to Pulmonary Pathogenesis of COVID-19: A Bench to Bedside Review

Amin Saburi, U. Joseph Schoepf, Kyle A. Ulversoy, Ramezan Jafari, Fatemeh Eghbal, Mostafa Ghanei, Lorenzo Faggioni
2020 Radiology Research and Practice  
In this review, we aim to assess previous radiologic studies in COVID-19 and suggest a pulmonary pathogenesis based on radiologic findings.  ...  Although radiologic features are not specific and there is heterogeneity in symptoms and radiologic and clinical manifestation, we suggest that the dominant pattern of computed tomography is consistent  ...  Saadat from Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, for his comments.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2020/8825761 pmid:33294226 pmcid:PMC7716750 fatcat:zy4woh34sbbxzmaiqnrarrcyfy

Chest CT features of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pneumonia: key points for radiologists

Marina Carotti, Fausto Salaffi, Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini, Andrea Agostini, Alessandra Borgheresi, Davide Minorati, Massimo Galli, Daniela Marotto, Andrea Giovagnoni
2020 Radiologia Medica  
The aim of this article is to review the typical and atypical CT findings in COVID-19 patients in order to help radiologists and clinicians to become more familiar with the disease.  ...  This paper reports the CT findings with some hints on the temporal changes over the course of the disease: the CT hallmarks of COVID-19 are bilateral distribution of ground glass opacities with or without  ...  CT scan showing the presence of right pleural effusion (white full arrow), and consolidation and pleural thickening in the left lower lobe (white empty arrow)Fig. 7 59-year-old woman with COVID-19 in intermediate  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11547-020-01237-4 pmid:32500509 pmcid:PMC7270744 fatcat:cvogdaotlveujcqs645ff3vusy

High-resolution computed tomographic imaging disclosing COVID-19 pneumonia: a powerful tool in diagnosis

Zili Zhang, Yin Shen, Haijun Wang, Lei Zhao, Desheng Hu
2020 Journal of Infection  
We then introduced a CT imaging score system to quantify the pathological changes of COVID-19 patients ( classified these patients into 3 groups and compared the young group (with age ≤40 years) with  ...  Lung cavitation, discrete pulmonary nodules, pleural effusions and lymphadenopathy were absent. 5 Song et al. enrolled 51 patients and pinpointed on different forms of lung lesion that pure ground grass  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jinf.2020.03.047 pmid:32283148 pmcid:PMC7151270 fatcat:6lsdfiyegrappgixqxc53hq5le

Effective Initial Treatment of Diffuse Pulmonary Lymphangiomatosis with Sirolimus and Propranolol: A Case Report

Ieva Dimiene, Kristina Bieksiene, Jurgita Zaveckiene, Mindaugas Andrulis, Daiva-Elzbieta Optazaite, Neringa Vaguliene, Marius Zemaitis, Skaidrius Miliauskas
2021 Medicina  
Because of its rarity, little guidance on diagnosis and treatment is available, which makes working with patients with DPL challenging for clinicians.  ...  We present here a case of a young man with DPL in whom treatment with sirolimus and propranolol rapidly achieved positive radiological and clinical effects.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors have no conflict of interest to declare.  ... 
doi:10.3390/medicina57121308 pmid:34946253 pmcid:PMC8706407 fatcat:j67hw2xwajb2jidp5kbrc6cqmm

Patterns of HRCT Findings and Its Clinical Correlation in Covid-19 Patients of a Tertiary Care Hospital in Assam

Nayan Mani Sarma, Deep Kumar Roy, Rupak Bhuyan, Mohsina Islam Bora
2022 Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences  
It helps us to detect and analyse the common chest manifestation of Covid-19 vis; consolidation, ground glassing, septalthickening, subpleural bands and occasional pleural effusions.  ...  KEY WORDS Covid-19, Pneumonia, Chest CT Scan, Ground Glassing, Interlobular Septal Thickening  ...  Chest CT Findings of 100 Patients with Covid-19 3  ... 
doi:10.14260/jemds/2022/2 fatcat:ddruvmzs7zcirmpxapepamr3fq

A review of early experience in lung ultrasound (LUS) in the diagnosis and management of COVID-19

Laith R Sultan, Chandra M Sehgal
2020 Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology  
Lung ultrasound (LUS) imaging has become a safe bedside imaging alternative that does not expose the patient to radiation and minimizes the risk of contamination.  ...  Although the number of studies to date is limited, LUS findings have demonstrated high diagnostic sensitivity and accuracy, comparable with those of chest computed tomography scans.  ...  Conflict of interest disclosure-The authors declare no competing interests.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2020.05.012 pmid:32591166 pmcid:PMC7247506 fatcat:rd5hub7rvrew5br6sxwkvpjbfy

Lung ultrasound in the monitoring of COVID-19 infection

Yale Tung-Chen
2020 Clinical medicine (London)  
LUS is an excellent tool in the characterisation of COVID-19 infection and is more available than CT or X-ray.  ...  There is growing evidence regarding the imaging findings of COVID-19 in chest X-rays and computed tomography (CT) scans; however, their availability to clinical staff in this pandemic outbreak might be  ...  The LUS was repeated daily and demonstrated the presence of small pleural effusion on both posterior lower lobes on day 2 with a thickened and irregular pleural line (Fig 2) when symptoms had started  ... 
doi:10.7861/clinmed.2020-0123 pmid:32398268 pmcid:PMC7385798 fatcat:ngku2ybxsve63bdaowc6ifijxq

ERS International Congress 2021: highlights from the Clinical Techniques, Imaging and Endoscopy Assembly

Christina Bal, Casper Falster, Andre Carvalho, Nicole Hersch, Judith Brock, Christian B. Laursen, Simon Walsh, Jouke Annema, Daniela Gompelmann
2022 ERJ Open Research  
Cutting-edge innovative developments in both diagnostic approaches and therapeutic strategies in patients with lung cancer, interstitial lung disease, obstructive airway disorders and infectious diseases  ...  In this article, the Assembly 14 subgroups summarise the key take home messages given new research outcomes and place them in the context of the current knowledge.  ...  [56] in which 14 thoracic zones are scored from 0 to 3 based primarily on alterations of the pleural line. 16 patients with confirmed COVID-19 pneumonia were subject to both an HRCT scan and a lung  ... 
doi:10.1183/23120541.00116-2022 fatcat:lpmtpmhm6rggha7brx5lrhuium

Review of Machine Learning in Lung Ultrasound in COVID-19 Pandemic

Jing Wang, Xiaofeng Yang, Boran Zhou, James J. Sohn, Jun Zhou, Jesse T. Jacob, Kristin A. Higgins, Jeffrey D. Bradley, Tian Liu
2022 Journal of Imaging  
Ultrasound imaging of the lung has played an important role in managing patients with COVID-19–associated pneumonia and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).  ...  We conducted a systematic review from academic databases (PubMed and Google Scholar) and preprints on arXiv or TechRxiv of the state-of-the-art machine learning technologies for LUS images in COVID-19  ...  Acknowledgments: We thank Simone Henry for editing the manuscript. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/jimaging8030065 pmid:35324620 pmcid:PMC8952297 fatcat:ihsh5mm3g5dsdon2n3mzhlwxty
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