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Table 2 Imaging methods used in the evaluation of diseases associated with exposure to environmental pollution

From: Imaging methods used in the assessment of environmental disease networks: a brief review for clinicians

Imaging methodEnvironmental disease
Radiography1. Smoke inhalation
 USGCarotid arteries ultrasonography2. Myocardial infarction
Brachial artery ultrasonography3. Arterial hypertension
Aorta ultrasonography4. Chronic inflammatory bowel disease
Echocardiography5. Heart failure
 Computed tomography6. Hypersensitivity pneumonitis
  Magnetic resonance imagingAnatomical Magnetic resonance (AMR)7. Changes in neurodevelopment caused by pesticide exposure
Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI)8. Changes in neurodevelopment caused by lead exposure
Functional magnetic resonance (fMRI)9. Tobacco smoke neurotoxicity in children
Magnetic resonance spectroscopy10. Pesticide neurotoxicity