New directions in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary embolism in pregnancy.

@article{Cutts2013NewDI,
  title={New directions in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary embolism in pregnancy.},
  author={Briony A Cutts and Dhruba Dasgupta and Beverley J Hunt},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2013},
  volume={208 2},
  pages={102-8}
}
The diagnosis and management of pulmonary embolism in pregnancy is difficult, because diagnostic procedures and the use of anticoagulants potentially can expose mother and fetus to adverse effects. This article reviews evidence for current best practice and emerging novel techniques for the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism in pregnancy and includes clinical prediction models, biomarkers, and diagnostic imaging that may offer improvement in the diagnosis and investigation of pulmonary embolism in… CONTINUE READING
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