Non-traumatic thoracic emergencies: CT diagnosis of acute pulmonary embolism: the first 10 years

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Over the past 10 years, spiral CT angiography of the pulmonary arteries has reached a high accuracy in the evaluation of pulmonary embolism. Major advantages of CT compared with ventilation/perfusion lung scintigraphy and pulmonary angiography is direct visualization of clots in the pulmonary arteries, and to provide alternative findings or diagnosis. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00330-002-1506-z

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