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REVIEW  INTEGRATED RX-ECO-TC IMAGING IN INTENSIVE CARE 

Il Giornale Italiano di Radiologia Medica 2018 Maggio-Giugno;5(3):401-7

DOI: 10.23736/S2283-8376.18.00073-6

Copyright © 2018 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: Italian

Integrated imaging of devices in intensive care units: where, how and when?

Maria L. DE CICCO 1, Monica M. LANZETTA 2 , Ginevra DANTI 2, Chiara ANDREOLI 1, Claudio DI BIASI 1, Vittorio MIELE 2

1 UOSD Diagnostica per Immagini in Emergenza Urgenza, Azienda Policlinico Umberto I, Roma, Italia: 2 SOD Radiodiagnostica di Emergenza Urgenza, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Careggi, Firenze, Italia


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Patient in intensive care unit is a critical subject, who has usually multiple diseases and frequently has many devices, necessary for maintenance of the clinical picture stability. The radiologist must carefully know the devices used in daily practice and in particular their technical characteristics, their normal anatomic location and their function. Indeed he plays a key role, through the use of conventional radiology (XR) and computed tomography (CT) techniques, as well as in the identification of these devices, in the timely recognition of their possible misplacement and the consequent complications that may derive from it. The devices most frequently used in clinical practice are thoracic tubes, endotracheal tubes and nasogastric tubes; others less frequently used and therefore less known to the radiologist will have to be evaluated in collaboration with the clinician.


KEY WORDS: Intensive care units - Radiology - Tomography, X-ray computed

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