Thoracic Radiology

The Thoracic Radiology Section offers comprehensive chest evaluation with plain films, CT, MRI, needle biopsies and drainages, provided by three fellowship-trained chest radiologists.

Patient Conditions

  • Lung cancer
  • Mediastinal masses
  • Adenopathy
  • Parenchymal lung disease
  • Aortic diseases
  • Pleural diseases

Comprehensive Evaluations

  • Unenhanced and enhanced chest CT
  • High resolution chest CT
  • Cardiothoracic MRI

Specialized Treatments

  • Needle biopsy of the lung
  • Needle biopsy of the mediastinum/pleural masses
  • Pleural drainages
  • CT guidance for bronchoscopy

Research Activities

  • Screening for lung cancer
  • Utility of cardiothoracic MRI

Special Program

  • Lung cancer screening
  • Screening for coronary artery disease

Services to Physicians

  • General diagnostic services
  • Second opinions
  • Consultation on complicated cases
  • Biopsy with on-site pathology evaluation

For more information call the University Physicians Consultation and Referral Service at 1-800- 492-5538 (patients) or 1-800-373-4111 (physicians). If you prefer, you may call the division directly at 410-328-5413.

This page was last updated: December 5, 2013

         
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