Recent advances in central airway imaging

Chest. 2002 May;121(5):1651-60. doi: 10.1378/chest.121.5.1651.


The purpose of this article is to familiarize chest physicians with recent advances in airway imaging, with an emphasis on the emerging role of two-dimensional reformatted and three-dimensional CT reconstructed images in the assessment of central airway disorders.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Bronchi / pathology
  • Bronchography*
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Humans
  • Image Processing, Computer-Assisted*
  • Imaging, Three-Dimensional*
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed*
  • Trachea / diagnostic imaging*
  • Trachea / pathology