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Descriptor English: Radiography, Thoracic
Descriptor Spanish: Radiografía Torácica
Descriptor Portuguese: Radiografia Torácica
Descriptor French: Radiographie thoracique
Entry term(s): Radiographies, Thoracic
Thoracic Radiographies
Thoracic Radiography
Tree number(s): E01.370.350.700.730
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013902
Scope note: X-ray visualization of the chest and organs of the thoracic cavity. It is not restricted to visualization of the lungs.
Annotation: IM general only; use for "thoracic" only when the enclosed organs are not specified or are irrelevant; avoid as NIM coordinate with specific region /diag image; instead prefer specific radiographic technique; MASS CHEST X-RAY is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
DE drug effects
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
RE radiation effects
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Public MeSH Note: 98; see THORACIC RADIOGRAPHY 1963-97
History Note: 98(63)
Entry Version: RADIOGR THORACIC
DeCS ID: 23481
Unique ID: D013902
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Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/03/21
Radiography, Thoracic - Preferred
Concept UI M0021403
Scope note X-ray visualization of the chest and organs of the thoracic cavity. It is not restricted to visualization of the lungs.
Preferred term Radiography, Thoracic
Entry term(s) Radiographies, Thoracic
Thoracic Radiographies
Thoracic Radiography



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