Imaging findings of pulmonary edema: Part 1. Cardiogenic pulmonary edema and acute respiratory distress syndrome

Nanae Tsuchiya, Lindsay Griffin, Hidetake Yabuuchi, Satoshi Kawanami, Jintetsu Shinzato, Sadayuki Murayama

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Pulmonary edema has many causes; differentiating between these conditions is important. The purpose of this review article is to describe the pathophysiology of pulmonary edema, thereby explaining the imaging findings that differentiate between etiologies. Chest computed tomography provides details on the physiological response and the changes in the anatomical structures of pulmonary edema. An understanding of the pathophysiology underlying the imaging findings facilitates the correct identification of the cause of pulmonary edema.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)184-194
Number of pages11
JournalActa Radiologica
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1 2020


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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