Cardio means pertaining to heart.
Thoracic means relating to the thorax (the chest; the upper part of the trunk between the neck and the abdomen; it is formed by the 12 thoracic vertebrae, the 12 pairs of ribs, the sternum, and the muscles and fasciae attached to these; below it is separated from the abdomen by the diaphragm; it contains the chief organs of the circulatory and respiratory systems, as distinguished from the abdomen which encloses those of the digestive apparatus.)
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Hi! I am supposed to be on my 26 weeks pregnancy now but the average ultrasonic age says its just 21 weeks. Other than that, I was just told that my baby s cardiothoracic diameter is increased and to consider cardiomegaly . I can t understand all these medical terms. Could somebody help me? What are the chances of my baby?
Plain chest x ray report for my father 36 years old complain from pain in left side,report say Left basal thick atekectatic band,otherwise,clear both lung fiekd& costo diaphragmatic recesses No hilar or medastainal L.N enlargement Cardiothoracic ratio within normal Prominent aortic kunckle
Chest X-RAY PA VIEW Report: Both the lung fields shows prominent broncho vascular marking. Left hilum shows o nodular opacity. CP angles are clear. Cardio-thoracic ratio within normal limits (11.56cm: 27.46cm) Conclusion: Pulmonary CONGESTION WITH LEFT LYMPHADENOPATHY . SIR this is my X Ray report please understand to me this report in simple english, what type of disease to me..... Tajamul Hussain Gilgit Pakistan