Thoracic Radiology
Thoracic Radiology

Thoracic Radiology

by Hetal Verma, MD

Learn thoracic radiograph interpretation from an expert!

Regardless of specialty, chest radiographs are the most commonly encountered imaging exams that you'll see. This course will teach you about chest x-ray techniques and how to describe findings and abnormalities in the heart, lungs, bones and breasts.

Learn about the common imaging appearance of pulmonary edema and pneumonia. Also you will learn the difference between a diagnostic and screening mammogram and what BIRADS categories mean.

Dr. Hetal Verma, a Clinical Instructor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School and Co-Director of the Radiology Cambridge Integrated Clerkship, instructs the class. Her expertise and teaching will ensure that you are able to confidently read any chest x-ray you are given.

Learn about:

  • Normal Chest Radiography and Chest X-Ray Techniques
  • Lines, Tubes and Cardiac Devices in Radiology
  • Interstitial Pneumonia
  • Interstitial Disease
  • Hemithorax Opacification
  • Atelectasis
  • Hyperinflation
  • Pneumothorax
  • Mediastinum
  • Pulmonary Nodules
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Cardiogenic and Non Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema
  • Thoracic Aortic Dissection and Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Embolism and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Breast Imaging and Breast Abnormalities

Start learning the clinical pearls from our expert and gain the confidence to excel on your rotations and with your USMLE exams.

Start studying with Lecturio today!

Course Details

  • Videos 31
  • Duration 2:41 h
  • Quiz questions 99
  • Articles 12


Your Educators of course Thoracic Radiology

 Hetal Verma, MD

Hetal Verma, MD

Hetal Verma has extensive experience practicing in the field of radiology. She is currently a Clinical Instructor at Harvard Medical School. Hetal has been in practice for over 10 years and has been teaching medical students and residents throughout that time. She has also been invited as a speaker at multiple teaching conferences for other physicians, technologists and the community. Hetal has a passion for teaching and is enthusiastic about teaching others about radiology.

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Easy to understand
By Carlos V. on 06. February 2018 for Thoracic Radiology

Nice presentation. Easy to understand. Dr Verma is a superb presentor.

wonderful presentations.
By shyamal c. on 05. February 2018 for Thoracic Radiology

wonderful presentations with lot of informations that will every doctors

Very good product.
By Klement Sylvester E. on 21. November 2017 for Thoracic Radiology

I learn more from what I see than what i read. I will recommend this to my colleagues.

Definitely 5 stats!
By Dr Jerry G. on 09. October 2017 for Thoracic Radiology

1. Dr Verma is very knowledgeable, professional and desses very well. 2. Her presentations are very ilustrative, concise, substantial and in clear American English. 3. Very easy to understand, you don’t get bored and want to learn more. 4. Every lecture has quizzes that help you to reinforce your knowledge and will help you remember all the lecture for a long time. 5. I learned so much in so little time! Thank you so much Lecturio and Dr Verma!

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