Utilization of low-dose multidetector CT and virtual bronchoscopy in children with suspected foreign body aspiration

Adaletli I. , Kurugoglu S. , ULUS S., Ozer H., Elicevik M. , Kantarci F., ...More

PEDIATRIC RADIOLOGY, vol.37, no.1, pp.33-40, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00247-006-0331-y
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRIC RADIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.33-40


Background Foreign body aspiration is common in children, especially those under 3 years of age. Chest radiography and CT are the main imaging modalities for the evaluation of these children. Management of children with suspected foreign body aspiration (SFBA) mainly depends on radiological findings.