In-depth

Symptoms

Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath can be frightening. Most of the time, a heart or lung condition is the cause.

Tests and diagnosis

Chest X-rays

Even with today's high-tech medical devices, the basic chest X-ray remains an important tool in diagnosing various conditions. Here's a look at how it works.

CT scan

A CT scan is an imaging test that uses X-rays to produce detailed images of the inside of your body.

Treatments and drugs

Lung transplant

For people with lung disease, a lung transplant may be an option when other treatments are no longer helpful or lung function is life-threatening.

Jan. 02, 2014