Risk of pulmonary embolism after negative MDCT pulmonary angiography findings.

@article{Kavanagh2004RiskOP,
  title={Risk of pulmonary embolism after negative MDCT pulmonary angiography findings.},
  author={E C Kavanagh and Ann O'Hare and G. Hargaden and James G Murray},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2004},
  volume={182 2},
  pages={499-504}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of our study was to determine the risk of pulmonary embolism in patients who have negative MDCT pulmonary angiography findings. SUBJECTS AND METHODS In this prospective study, one hundred two consecutive patients with suspected pulmonary embolism underwent MDCT pulmonary angiography. Scans were reviewed jointly by two observers and findings recorded by consensus. Observers noted whether pulmonary embolism or other disease was present. No pulmonary embolism was seen in 85… CONTINUE READING

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