Student Nurse looking for info

  1. 0
    I am an ADN student in my first semester of classes. (fundamentals, theory, currently clinical is at a local nursing home)

    My question is about a chest xray...

    a result from a Radiologist was a "prominence" showing up that is "possibly vascular in nature". With a recommendation of another chest x ray in 3 months.
    I can find no information on a "vascular prominence" in any of my text regarding this. I assume the radiologist was referring to the pulmonary arteries.....??

    Can anyone clarify/explain this, or give me a source to even begin researching?

    Thanks!
    Jenny
    ADN Grad Dec. 2005
  2. 2 Comments so far...

  3. 0
    I think what the radiologiest means is this-They see something funny on xray, but it doesn't look like a tumor. It looks vascular-meaning it looks like it could be a arterial or venous. they want to see the xray in 3 months to see if it has changed. ie if its gotten bigger.

    If I remember, I'll try to ask our radiologist next time I'm at work.

    or you could go to
    www.sirweb.org

    good luck
  4. 0
    Quote from frann
    I think what the radiologiest means is this-They see something funny on xray, but it doesn't look like a tumor. It looks vascular-meaning it looks like it could be a arterial or venous. they want to see the xray in 3 months to see if it has changed. ie if its gotten bigger.

    If I remember, I'll try to ask our radiologist next time I'm at work.

    or you could go to
    www.sirweb.org

    good luck

    Thanks for your reply!
    I will check out the link (it's now bookmarked, too!)
    Let me know what you may find out!

    Thanks again!
    Jenny


Nursing Jobs in every specialty and state. Visit today and Create Job Alerts, Manage Your Resume, and Apply for Jobs.

A Big Thank You To Our Sponsors
Top