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Innovative Cardiac Devices on Chest Imaging: An Update

Brixey, Anupama G. MD; Fuss, Cristina MD

doi: 10.1097/RTI.0000000000000304
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Over the past decade, a rapidly increasing number of new cardiac devices have been created. Remaining current with these devices and how they appear on chest radiographs and other modalities used in chest imaging can be a challenge for the interpreting radiologist. This review is provides a concise summary of various common cardiac devices as well as recently developed devices that will be increasing in frequency over the coming years.

Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR

Dr. Anupama Gupta Brixey is a Resident in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology. Dr. Cristina Fuss is Associate Professor in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology.The authors, faculty and all staff in a position to control the content of this CME activity and their spouses/life partners (if any) have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with, or financial interests in, any commercial organizations pertaining to this educational activity.

Correspondence to: Cristina Fuss, MD, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Oregon Health & Science University, 3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Rd, Mail code L340, Portland, OR 97239-3098 (e-mail:

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