Other devices

An increasing number of monitoring and therapeutic devices are visualized on the chest radiograph of the ICU patient. A partial list would include left ventricular bypass devices, intra-aortic balloon pumps, thermistors, intraesophageal pressure monitors, dual-lumen endotracheal tubes, cardiac and diaphragmatic pacing devices, neurostimulators, ventriculoperitoneal shunts, intrathecal catheters, automatic defibrillators, and artificial cardiac valves. It is a challenge for both the radiologist and the clinician to know and understand the radiographic appearance and proper positioning of each of these many devices.

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