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Transverse thoracic diameter in frontal chest radiographs of an adult Nigerian population.

Authors
  • Obikili, E N
  • Okoye, I J
Type
Published Article
Journal
West African journal of medicine
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2006
Volume
25
Issue
3
Pages
186–189
Identifiers
PMID: 17191416
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Nigerians have a smaller TD than Caucasians. Smaller TD in Nigerians is likely to be responsible for their high cardiothoracic ratios in comparison with Caucasians or Asians.

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