patients with acute pulmonary embolism angiography and prognostic significance in Computed tomographic pulmonary and

@inproceedings{Ghuysen2005patientsWA,
  title={patients with acute pulmonary embolism angiography and prognostic significance in Computed tomographic pulmonary and},
  author={Alexandre Ghuysen and Beno{\^i}t Ghaye and Val{\'e}rie Willems and Bernard C. Lambermont and P. Gerard and Robert F. Dondelinger},
  year={2005}
}
Background: Patients with acute pulmonary embolism (APE) present with a broad spectrum of prognoses. Computed tomographic pulmonary angiography (CTPA) has progressively been established as a first line test in the APE diagnostic algorithm, but estimation of short term prognosis by this method remains to be explored. Methods: Eighty two patients admitted with APE were divided into three groups according to their clinical presentation: pulmonary infarction (n = 21), prominent dyspnoea (n = 29… CONTINUE READING

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