Motion artifacts on CT simulate bronchiectasis

R. D. Tarver, D. J. Conces, J. D. Godwin

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The newer CT scanners provide accurate anatomic detail because rapid scanning has eliminated much of the degrading effect of respiratory and cardiac motion. The subtle artifacts that persist are particularly confusing because they may not be recognized as artifacts. Motion artifacts simulating bronchiectasis should not be misdiagnosed as bronchiectasis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1117-1119
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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