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Acta Inform Med. 2009; 17(4): 213-216

Hrct in Diagnosis of Bronchiectasis

Muris Ibralic, Serif Beslic.


In order to analyze possibilities of HRCT and its contribution in the diagnosis of bronchiectasis on existing material from everyday clinical practice, we prospectively analyzed the CT scans of 35 patients with suspicion on this disease. The results of comparison of quality in displaying pathological changes in standard radiography and HRCT confirmed the HRCT superiority and showed significant differences in favor of the images obtained by HRCT. This applies to all specific image features: localization, form, size, distribution and relationship to surrounding parenchyma. Accuracy analysis of HRCT method findings with the final diagnosis was in high degree (99%). It was concluded that HRCT is a valuable radiological diagnostic method as imaging option for visualization of bronchiectasis in almost all cases (99%).

Key words: HRCT , bronchiectasis, accuracy

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