Chest CT-derived pulmonary artery enlargement at the admission predicts overall survival in COVID-19 patients: insight from 1461 consecutive patients in Italy

Eur Radiol

29 Dicembre Dic 2020 3 months ago
  • Pontone G, Andreini D, Mancini EM,

Enlarged main pulmonary artery diameter (MPAD) resulted to be associated with pulmonary hypertension and mortality in a non-COVID-19 setting. The aim was to investigate and validate the association between MPAD enlargement and overall survival in COVID-19 patients.

Reference

Esposito A, Palmisano A, Toselli M, Vignale D, Cereda A, Rancoita PMV, Leone R, Nicoletti V, Gnasso C, Monello A, Biagi A, Turchio P, Landoni G, Gallone G, Monti G, Casella G, Iannopollo G, Nannini T, Patelli G, Di Mare L, Loffi M, Sergio P, Ippolito D, Sironi S, Pontone G, Andreini D, Mancini EM, Di Serio C, De Cobelli F, Ciceri F, Zangrillo A, Colombo A, Tacchetti C, Giannini F. Chest CT-derived pulmonary artery enlargement at the admission predicts overall survival in COVID-19 patients: insight from 1461 consecutive patients in Italy. Eur Radiol 2020 Dec 23. doi: 10.1007/s00330-020-07622-x.

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