Spiral CT for pulmonary embolism.

  title={Spiral CT for pulmonary embolism.},
  author={Philip C. Goodman},
  journal={Seminars in respiratory and critical care medicine},
  volume={21 6},
Radiologic imaging for pulmonary embolism has been problematic. Ventilation perfusion scanning is frequently inconclusive; pulmonary angiography has been traditionally underused. Now spiral computed tomographic (CT) angiography provides a readily available, noninvasive test for pulmonary embolism. The accuracy of this examination is exceedingly high, so it… CONTINUE READING