Meta-analysis: outcomes in patients with suspected pulmonary embolism managed with computed tomographic pulmonary angiography.

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BACKGROUND Spiral computed tomographic pulmonary angiography (CTPA) is increasingly being used in the evaluation of patients with clinically suspected pulmonary embolism (PE). However, CTPA as a definitive diagnostic test may be limited by inadequate sensitivity, especially in instances of isolated subsegmental emboli. PURPOSE To assess the safety of… (More)

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