A four-tier classification system of pulmonary artery metrics on computed tomography for the diagnosis and prognosis of pulmonary hypertension Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Adiposity
  • Arteritis
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Multimodal Imaging

abstract

  • A CT-based four-tier severity classification system of PA diameter and its ratio to the aortic diameter has high accuracy for PH diagnosis with increased mortality in patients with moderate-severe severity grades. These results may support clinical utilization on chest and cardiac CT reports.

publication date

  • January 2018

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jcct.2017.12.001

PubMed ID

  • 29254655

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 60

end page

  • 66

volume

  • 12

number

  • 1