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ITMIG Classification of Mediastinal Compartments

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A video by Jeffrey Klein, MD presents a practical CT-based division of the mediastinum proposed by ITMIG. This classification defines PREVASCULAR (anterior), a VISCERAL (middle), and a PARAVERTEBRAL (posterior) compartment.

 

To read more:

Carter BW, Tomiyama N, Bhora FY, Rosado de Christenson ML, Nakajima J, Boiselle PM, Detterbeck FC, Marom EM: A Modern Definition of Mediastinal Compartments. Journal of Thoracic OncologyVol. 9Issue 9S97–S101

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