angiography

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roentgenographic examination of blood vessels after injection of a radiopaque contrast medium

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CT pulmonary angiography is the noninvasive imaging examination of choice for suspected PE in most situations.
Amongst patients with respiratory deterioration being referred for CT pulmonary angiography >24 hours after ICU admission, only seven out of 113 scans (6%) were positive for pulmonary emboli.
Our preliminary data suggest that an externally applied custom-designed tungsten-antimony composite shield can potentially reduce the dose incurred during CT pulmonary angiography by 43-73%.
CT pulmonary angiography aids diagnosis and management of patients with complex thoracic and cardiopulmonary disease.
When conventional or CT pulmonary angiography cannot be performed, magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) becomes a valuable option.
This test can be performed with CT pulmonary angiography when excluding pulmonary embolism as well.
2) P3T Cardiac indicated for CT Pulmonary Angiography is pending FDA clearance [510(k) pending].
Combining CTV with CT pulmonary angiography (CTPA) not only increases the confidence in withholding treatment when results for both the pulmonary arteries and leg veins are negative but also increases the diagnosis of venous thromboembolism by 25% over CTPA alone.
This result supports the concept that CT pulmonary angiography, by providing a global evaluation of the patient with acute chest disease, has become a widely utilized tool in these patients.