Year 2020, Volume 14 , Issue 1, Pages 22 - 28 2020-04-30

Pulmonary trunk to ascending aorta ratio and reference values for diameters of pulmonary arteries and main bronchi in healthy adults

Büşra PİRİNÇ [1] , Zeliha FAZLIOĞULLARI [2] , Mustafa KOPLAY [3] , Ahmet Kağan KARABULUT [4] , Nadire ÜNVER DOĞAN [5]


Objectives: The ratio of the diameter of pulmonary trunk (PT) to the diameter of the ascending aorta (AA) is used to evaluate cardiopulmonary diseases. Different values have been reported for the normal value of PT:AA ratio (to be less than 0.9, 1 or 1.4). In this study, we aimed to investigate the diameters of the PT, right (RPA) and left pulmonary artery (LPA), AA, right (RMB) and left main bronchus LMB) using multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) and to determine reference values for PT:AA according to age and sex in normal healthy adults. Methods: Thoracic CT images of 200 individuals, (103 males, 97 females; age 18–89 years), without cardiopulmonary pathology and surgery, were retrospectively evaluated using MDCT. Diameters of PT, RPA, LPA, AA were measured at the level of the pulmonary artery bifurcationand PT:AA ratio was calculated. Results: The mean diameters of PT, AA, RPA, LPA, RMB, LMB were found as 2.7±0.51 cm, 3.25±0.63 cm, 1.98±0.46 cm, 1.81±0.43 cm, 1.73±0.35 cm, and 1.66±0.55 cm, respectively. The mean value of PT:AA ratio was 0.84±0.18 cm in males and 0.86±0.13 cm in females. Conclusion: Determining the normal values of related measurements will contribute to diagnosis and treatment of cardiopulmonary diseases.
ascending aorta, MDCT, pulmonary trunk
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Primary Language en
Subjects Health Care Sciences and Services
Journal Section Original Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-6927-1306
Author: Büşra PİRİNÇ
Institution: SELCUK UNIVERSITY, FACULTY OF MEDICINE, DEPARTMENT OF ANATOMY
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-5103-090X
Author: Zeliha FAZLIOĞULLARI (Primary Author)
Institution: SELCUK UNIVERSITY, FACULTY OF MEDICINE, DEPARTMENT OF ANATOMY
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-7513-4968
Author: Mustafa KOPLAY
Institution: SELCUK UNIVERSITY, FACULTY OF MEDICINE, DEPARTMENT OF ANATOMY
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-9635-8829
Author: Ahmet Kağan KARABULUT
Institution: SELCUK UNIVERSITY, FACULTY OF MEDICINE, DEPARTMENT OF ANATOMY
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-5696-5547
Author: Nadire ÜNVER DOĞAN
Institution: SELCUK UNIVERSITY, FACULTY OF MEDICINE, DEPARTMENT OF ANATOMY
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : April 30, 2020

Bibtex @research article { anatomy690614, journal = {Anatomy}, issn = {}, eissn = {1308-8459}, address = {}, publisher = {Turkish Society of Anatomy and Clinical Anatomy (TSACA)}, year = {2020}, volume = {14}, pages = {22 - 28}, doi = {}, title = {Pulmonary trunk to ascending aorta ratio and reference values for diameters of pulmonary arteries and main bronchi in healthy adults}, key = {cite}, author = {Pi̇ri̇nç, Büşra and Fazlıoğulları, Zeliha and Koplay, Mustafa and Karabulut, Ahmet Kağan and Ünver, Nadire} }
APA Pi̇ri̇nç, B , Fazlıoğulları, Z , Koplay, M , Karabulut, A , Ünver, N . (2020). Pulmonary trunk to ascending aorta ratio and reference values for diameters of pulmonary arteries and main bronchi in healthy adults . Anatomy , 14 (1) , 22-28 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/anatomy/issue/57163/690614
MLA Pi̇ri̇nç, B , Fazlıoğulları, Z , Koplay, M , Karabulut, A , Ünver, N . "Pulmonary trunk to ascending aorta ratio and reference values for diameters of pulmonary arteries and main bronchi in healthy adults" . Anatomy 14 (2020 ): 22-28 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/anatomy/issue/57163/690614>
Chicago Pi̇ri̇nç, B , Fazlıoğulları, Z , Koplay, M , Karabulut, A , Ünver, N . "Pulmonary trunk to ascending aorta ratio and reference values for diameters of pulmonary arteries and main bronchi in healthy adults". Anatomy 14 (2020 ): 22-28
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EndNote %0 Anatomy Pulmonary trunk to ascending aorta ratio and reference values for diameters of pulmonary arteries and main bronchi in healthy adults %A Büşra Pi̇ri̇nç , Zeliha Fazlıoğulları , Mustafa Koplay , Ahmet Kağan Karabulut , Nadire Ünver %T Pulmonary trunk to ascending aorta ratio and reference values for diameters of pulmonary arteries and main bronchi in healthy adults %D 2020 %J Anatomy %P -1308-8459 %V 14 %N 1 %R %U
ISNAD Pi̇ri̇nç, Büşra , Fazlıoğulları, Zeliha , Koplay, Mustafa , Karabulut, Ahmet Kağan , Ünver, Nadire . "Pulmonary trunk to ascending aorta ratio and reference values for diameters of pulmonary arteries and main bronchi in healthy adults". Anatomy 14 / 1 (April 2020): 22-28 .
AMA Pi̇ri̇nç B , Fazlıoğulları Z , Koplay M , Karabulut A , Ünver N . Pulmonary trunk to ascending aorta ratio and reference values for diameters of pulmonary arteries and main bronchi in healthy adults. Anatomy. 2020; 14(1): 22-28.
Vancouver Pi̇ri̇nç B , Fazlıoğulları Z , Koplay M , Karabulut A , Ünver N . Pulmonary trunk to ascending aorta ratio and reference values for diameters of pulmonary arteries and main bronchi in healthy adults. Anatomy. 2020; 14(1): 22-28.