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 ever see as a doctor or medical student. 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. You will also learn the difference between a diagnostic and screening mammogram and what BIRADS categories mean.

Dr. Hetal Verma, 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 clinical pearls from our expert and gain the confidence to excel on your rotations and with your USMLE exams.

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Course Details

  • Videos 31
  • Duration 2:41 h
  • Quiz questions 97
  • Articles 13

Content

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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Excelent class!
By Daniel C. on 20. September 2020 for Pleural Effusion

Very good lecture and very good translated. (Mi native language is spanish) I didn't like so much the use of acronyms, but lt is a detail. The class has very good explanations and it's crystal clear

 
excellent
By rosemarie m. on 29. August 2020 for Thoracic Radiology

For the first time I think I understand radiology better. The lovely Indian lady has clear English.

 
Clarity
By Kshitij A. on 27. April 2020 for Chest X-Ray Techniques

Thank you. Basic that were never taught to us is very clear now.

 
Very good
By Anne V. on 20. April 2020 for Thoracic Radiology

Really like this professor. Talks very clearly, so (because this is all repetition for me), I can watch at 1.5 times speed. Questions are generally very clear and I love the suggestions of when to pause the videos for having a better look at the pictures.