Venous thromboembolism and occult malignancy: simultaneous detection during pulmonary CT angiography with CT venography.

@article{Bierry2008VenousTA,
  title={Venous thromboembolism and occult malignancy: simultaneous detection during pulmonary CT angiography with CT venography.},
  author={Guillaume Bierry and Nathalie Holl and Frauke Kellner and Sophie Riehm and Marie-Noelle Roedlich and Michel Greget and Françis Veillon},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2008},
  volume={191 3},
  pages={885-9}
}
OBJECTIVE We explored the potential for patients with proven venous thromboembolism or pulmonary embolism (PE) to have occult malignancies detected during the same CT examination. To verify this, we compared the presence of occult malignancies identified on pulmonary artery CT angiography (CTA) and CT venography (CTV) when venous thromboembolism (VTE) was present. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Pulmonary artery CTA combined with CTV was performed on a 16-MDCT scanner on 186 adult patients suspected of… CONTINUE READING

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