Pulmonary embolism in pregnancy: a diagnostic dilemma.


The diagnosis of PE in pregnancy poses a challenge due to pregnancy-related physiological changes. Missing the PE or wrongly treating a pregnant woman for PE has serious clinical consequences. There has been concern over the use of radiation-based imaging modalities due to risk of teratogenicity and oncogenicity. This review is focused on various diagnostic… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12149-011-0515-x


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@article{Fatima2011PulmonaryEI, title={Pulmonary embolism in pregnancy: a diagnostic dilemma.}, author={Nosheen Fatima and Maseeh uz Zaman and Zafar Sajjad and Ibrahim Hashmi}, journal={Annals of nuclear medicine}, year={2011}, volume={25 9}, pages={603-8} }