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Chest Radiograph – Tubes, Lines, and Drains

History: 65 year old male status post coronary artery bypass graft surgery. The upward pointing arrow on the patient’s right labels a Swan-Ganz catheter coursing through the right internal jugular vein and ending in the right pulmonary artery. The downward pointing arrow on the patient’s left labels a mediastinal drain. The leftward pointing arrow over the patient’s … Continue reading

Coronary Artery Disease – Noncalcified Plaque

History: 55 year old male with a history of diabetes, hypertension and hyperlipidemia with atypical chest pain.  On additional images, this patient had a paucity of calcified plaque (his Agatston score placed him at a very low risk for a major cardiac episode) and the majority of his coronary artery disease consisted of noncalcified atherosclerotic … Continue reading