Diagnosis and management of subsegmental pulmonary embolism

@article{LeGal2006DiagnosisAM,
  title={Diagnosis and management of subsegmental pulmonary embolism},
  author={Gr{\'e}goire Le Gal and Marc Righini and Florence Parent and Marco J. L. van Strijen and Francis Couturaud},
  journal={Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis},
  year={2006},
  volume={4}
}
Summary.  Introduction: Although the advent of multi‐detector row computed tomography (CT) has enabled better visualization of subsegmental pulmonary (SSP) arteries, SSP embolism is of uncertain clinical significance. We aimed at answering the following questions: Is spiral CT an accurate method to detect SSP embolism? How are subsegmental perfusion defects managed in outcome studies including spiral CT? What are the main characteristics and outcomes of patients in whom CT detects isolated… Expand
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