Radiology Report


Radiology Report

Left lateral and DV thoracic projections are available for review.

Patient positioning and exam technique are adequate for interpretation.

Patient Radiographs

Left Atrial Enlargement
Left Atrial VD

Dr. Charles Report


The cardiac silhouette is enlarged, being both too tall and too wide. There is marked left atrial enlargement which is causing left mainstrem bronchus compression. The pulmonary vessels are not enlarged and the pulmonary parenchyma is unremarkable. The pleural space is unremarkable. No abnormalities are identified within the extra-thoracic structures.


Left atrial enlargement and left mainstem bronchus compression with no radiographic evidence of pulmonary venous congestion or pulmonary edema. These findings are consistent with mitral valve disease.

Next Steps

Echocardiography could be considered to further evaluated cardiac appearance and function.


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