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X-ray done, heart moderately enlarged, right central pulmonary artery enlarged, hyper aerated lungs. Suggestion?

Hi my X-ray result this what does this mean?diagnosis heart is moderately enlarged,,aortic arch and right central pulmonary artery are enlarged,,median sternotomy wire are in place. Impression. Hyper aerated lungs,,cardio mealy with pulmonary congestion,,cannot rule out aortic aneurysm . What does my result mean?
Asked On : Fri, 30 Mar 2012
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Dear friend, welcome to Healthcaremagic!
I am Dr. Prasad Akole (Critical Care Expert- and am glad to address to your query here.

The report says that there is evidence of an earlier bypass surgery and the heart and main vessels from the heart appear enlarged. The lungs look more aerated like in emphysema (COPD).
Aortic aneurysm is abnormal dilatation of the aorta (the main blood supply pipe of the body).
One should interpret this in respect to the clinical presentation.

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