Radiol Cardiothorac Imaging 2020 Apr 30;2(2):e190097. Epub 2020 Apr 30.
Departments of Radiology (K. Suzuki, R.K.) and Respiratory Medicine (K. Seyama, H.E.), Juntendo University Faculty of Medicine and Graduate School of Medicine, 3-1-3, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8431, Japan; Department of Thoracic Surgery, Tokyo Metropolitan Bokutoh Hospital, Tokyo, Japan (H.E.); and Department of Pathology, Japanese Red Cross Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan (T.K.).
Purpose: To establish a method for quantitatively estimating the extent of the communication between the cyst and the airway in cystic lung diseases (CLDs) and evaluate its diagnostic utility in differentiating among CLDs.
Materials And Methods: Seventy-one patients (mean age, 49.9 years; age range, 25-79 years) with CLDs who underwent paired inspiratory and expiratory CT between July 2015 and July 2018 were enrolled in this prospective study. Read More