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Multidetector computed tomography for acute pulmonary embolism.
BACKGROUND The accuracy of multidetector computed tomographic angiography (CTA) for the diagnosis of acute pulmonary embolism has not been determined conclusively. METHODS The ProspectiveExpand
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Coronary CT angiography versus standard evaluation in acute chest pain.
BACKGROUND It is unclear whether an evaluation incorporating coronary computed tomographic angiography (CCTA) is more effective than standard evaluation in the emergency department in patients withExpand
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Diagnostic pathways in acute pulmonary embolism: recommendations of the PIOPED II investigators.
PURPOSE To formulate comprehensive recommendations for the diagnostic approach to patients with suspected pulmonary embolism, based on randomized trials. METHODS Diagnostic managementExpand
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Metastatic involvement of the heart and pericardium: CT and MR imaging.
Metastases to the heart and pericardium are much more common than primary cardiac tumors and are generally associated with a poor prognosis. Tumors that are most likely to involve the heart andExpand
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Clinical characteristics of patients with acute pulmonary embolism: data from PIOPED II.
BACKGROUND Selection of patients for diagnostic tests for acute pulmonary embolism requires recognition of the possibility of pulmonary embolism on the basis of the clinical characteristics. PatientsExpand
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ACCF/ACR/AHA/NASCI/SCMR 2010 expert consensus document on cardiovascular magnetic resonance: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation Task Force on Expert Consensus Documents.
American College of Cardiology Foundation Representative; †North merican Society for Cardiovascular Imaging Representative; ‡Society or Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Representative; §AmericanExpand
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CT venography and compression sonography are diagnostically equivalent: data from PIOPED II.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to compare the clinical value of CT venography (CTV) after MDCT angiography (CTA) with venous compression sonography for the diagnosis of venousExpand
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Benign metastasizing leiomyoma: clinical, imaging, and pathologic correlation.
OBJECTIVE We describe the clinical presentation and the radiographic and CT findings of benign metastasizing leiomyoma. CONCLUSION Benign metastasizing leiomyoma is an asymptomatic diseaseExpand
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3D MRI-Based Multicomponent FSI Models for Atherosclerotic Plaques
A three-dimensional (3D) MRI-based computational model with multicomponent plaque structure and fluid–structure interactions (FSI) is introduced to perform mechanical analysis for humanExpand
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Quantifying effects of plaque structure and material properties on stress distributions in human atherosclerotic plaques using 3D FSI models.
  • D. Tang, C. Yang, +5 authors C. Yuan
  • Medicine, Engineering
  • Journal of biomechanical engineering
  • 1 December 2005
BACKGROUND Atherosclerotic plaques may rupture without warning and cause acute cardiovascular syndromes such as heart attack and stroke. Methods to assess plaque vulnerability noninvasively andExpand
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