Beyond a Textbook

Chest Pain & Trauma

The assessment of chest pain and trauma draws on a number of different imaging areas that are brought together in this tutorial. New cases are shown, with reference and further discussion of cases seen in the cardiovascular tutorial, chest tutorial, abdomen tutorial, gastrointestinal tutorial and spine fractures tutorial.

Selected cases also show the interventional approach and treatment outcomes.

Chest Pain

  • Normal chest
  • Acute pulmonary oedema
  • Interstitial pulmonary oedema
  • Coronary atheroma
  • Calcified cardiac aneurysm
  • Aortic stenosis
  • Mitral stenosis
  • Aortic dissection
  • Oesophageal pain
  • Pneumomediastinum
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pneumonia and basal effusion
  • Pulmonary embolism

Chest Trauma

  • Skeletal and pneumothorax
  • Ruptured diaphragm
  • Ruptured bronchus
  • Injuries to the lung
  • Air and fat embolism
  • ARDS
  • Aortic injury
  • Thoracic spine fracture