This seminar covers the normal anatomic structures identified on chest CT from the Society of Thoracic Radiology curriculum in chest imaging for radiology residents, and should serve as a useful review for board exam preparation and for general anatomic review.
These structures should be recognized by all radiology residents at completion of their training, regardless of choice of subspecialization. Most structures are shown as they appear on standard chest CT, not special gated cardiac imaging. Some structures are shown only in the axial plane, and others include axial (ax), coronal (cor) or other planes such as long axis (long) and short axis (short) of the heart.
Structures are listed on each page on the left in alphabetical order and pages show labeled and unlabeled images in the form of scrollable movies. Click on the Answers button to bring up a color key for the labeled images.