Sir Peter James Kerley (1900-1979) was an Irish radiologist. Kerley was widely published including describing (but not naming) his eponymous lines firstly in 1933 and then in again his textbook in 1950, and widely about TB diagnosis. Kerley lines A, B and C
Julian Dobranowsk Medmastery help identify the features of cardiac failure on the chest X-ray. Evaluation of the three stages of failure
Peter James Kerley first described horizontal lines that he postulated to be peri-vascular lymphatics in patients with mitral stenosis and left ventricular failure
Negative pressure pulmonary edema (NPPE) is a form of noncardiogenic pulmonary edema (PE) that results from the generation of high negative intrathoracic pressure (NIP) needed to overcome upper airway obstruction
Neurogenic pulmonary edema (NPE) is a clinical syndrome characterized by the acute onset of pulmonary edema following a significant central nervous system (CNS) insult
It is 8am and a 72 year old male is brought in by the paramedics. The patient is sitting upright, sweaty, and in severe respiratory distress.
Pulmonary oedema is a common cause of acute respiratory distress in critical care environments. Here we explore the common ultrasound findings.
A 45 year old woman with metastatic ovarian cancer is admitted for VATS pleurodesis and drainage of bilateral pleural effusions.
A 55 year old man is transferred to emergency following a collapse at a sporting event. Describe and interpret this Chest X-ray. Top 150 CXR
An 86 year old lady is admitted breathless, hypoxaemic and hypotensive with a systolic of 95mmHg. CCF, APO, cardiogenic pulmonary oedema