I was recently hospitalized and had a chest xray and CT scan of the chest. I copied a portion of each report.
CT Scan report said "There are atelectatic changes in the lung bases." The chest xray report said "There are low lung volumes on the frontal radiograph, although this is probably exacerbated to eventration of both hemidiaphragms anteriorly."
Is this something I should be concerned about the attending Dr didn't say anything about this. I do have episodes of shortness of breath. My O2 sat runs around 92-94% sometimes dropping in the upper 80's. My family doctor mainly ignores my complaints about it.
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