Pulmonary embolism detected by pulmonary MDCT angiography in older children and young adults: risk factor assessment.

@article{Lee2012PulmonaryED,
  title={Pulmonary embolism detected by pulmonary MDCT angiography in older children and young adults: risk factor assessment.},
  author={Edward Lee and Mark I. Neuman and Nam Ju Lee and Victor M Johnson and David Zurakowski and Donald A. Tracy and Phillip M. Boiselle},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2012},
  volume={198 6},
  pages={1431-7}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this article is to determine the risk factors for pulmonary embolism (PE) among older children and young adults who underwent pulmonary CT angiography (CTA) for evaluation of clinically suspected PE. MATERIALS AND METHODS We used our hospital information system to retrospectively identify all consecutive patients 19-25 years old who underwent pulmonary CTA for evaluation of clinically suspected PE between July 2004 and March 2011. Two experienced pediatric… CONTINUE READING