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Bronchial vascularization in patients with bronchiectasis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  684193     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An analysis of the angiographic patterns of bronchial vascularization in 22 patients with bronchiectasis is presented. The studies disclosed three types of angiographic patterns: (1) bronchial hypervascularization alone; (2) bronchial hypervascularization associated with bronchopulmonary anastomoses, and (3) bronchial hypervascularization with plexiform enlargement of bronchial arteries, vascular collections or angiomatous structures. These types of angiographic pattern show a good correlation with the clinical features and supplment the global assessment of the extent and character of bronchiectasis. Selective bronchial arteriography is useful in patients with bronchiectasis where surgical treatment has been planned, especially if the disease is associated with hemoptysis.
J Polák; J Petríková
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Radiologia clinica     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0376-6748     ISO Abbreviation:  Radiol Clin (Basel)     Publication Date:  1978  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-10-18     Completed Date:  1978-10-18     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7513002     Medline TA:  Radiol Clin (Basel)     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  262-79     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Bronchi / blood supply
Bronchial Arteries / pathology,  radiography*
Bronchiectasis / radiography*
Pulmonary Artery / radiography

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