Alexandrova K.A., Serova N.S.

I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University. Moscow, Russia

Focal lung diseases is a group of disorders with numerous variability, widespread distribution that requires long and expensive treatment. Only the timely detection of these diseases reduces the mortality rate and the cost of treatment and improves the quality of life in patients with such pathologies. This review is dedicated to the evaluation of focal lung diseases using radiological methods. It describes the diagnostic capabilities of X-ray studies, as well as methods of CT and MDCT in detecting focal lung diseases. The review presents the advantages of each method and their limitations in clinical practice.

Keywords: focal lung disease, multidetector computed tomography, radiography, computed tomography.


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For citation: For citation: Alexandrova K.A., Serova N.S. Radiology of focal lung diseases. REJR. 2016; 6 (4):109-116. DOI:10.21569/2222-7415-2016-6-4-109-116.

Received: 14.11.2016 Accepted: 28.11.2016