Importance of pulmonary artery to ascending aorta ratio in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease


Iliaz S. , Tanriverdio E., Chousein E. G. U. , Ozturk S., Iliaz R. , Cetinkaya E., ...More

CLINICAL RESPIRATORY JOURNAL, vol.12, no.3, pp.961-965, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/crj.12612
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL RESPIRATORY JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.961-965

Abstract

IntroductionRecent articles revealed that an increased main pulmonary artery to ascending aorta ratio (PA/A) in thorax computed tomography (CT) correlated with pulmonary hypertension, and might be linked to a high probability of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbations.