Acute Chest Pain — Suspected Pulmonary Embolism

@inproceedings{Bettmann2013AcuteCP,
  title={Acute Chest Pain — Suspected Pulmonary Embolism},
  author={Michael A. Bettmann and Scott G. Baginski and Richard D. White and Pamela K. Woodard and Suhny Abbara and Michael Kemal Atalay and Sharmila Dorbala and Linda Broyde Haramati and Robert C. Hendel and Edward T. Martin and Thomas Ryan and Robert M. Steiner},
  year={2013}
}
CTA chest with contrast 9 Current standard of care for detecting PE. ☢☢☢ Tc-99m V/Q scan lung 8 ☢☢☢ US lower extremity with Doppler 7 If chest x-ray is negative and index of suspicion is high. O CTA chest with contrast with CT venography lower extremities 6 ☢☢☢ Arteriography pulmonary with right heart catheterization 5 If suspicion is high and CTA is… CONTINUE READING