Transthoracic sonography for the detection of pulmonary embolism--a meta-analysis.

@article{Niemann2009TransthoracicSF,
  title={Transthoracic sonography for the detection of pulmonary embolism--a meta-analysis.},
  author={Tilo Niemann and Thomas Egelhof and Georg Bongartz},
  journal={Ultraschall in der Medizin},
  year={2009},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={
          150-6
        }
}
PURPOSE Radiation protection is a major issue since the implementation of MSCT technology and its widespread indication for the detection of various diseases. In a European-wide trial (SECT) meta-analyses of imaging alternatives to CT have been initiated. This paper focuses on the diagnostic performance of transthoracic ultrasound (TUS) for the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE) (5 studies, 652 patients). MATERIALS AND METHODS Medical literature (from 1990 to 2006) in PubMed and EMBASE… CONTINUE READING

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