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

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Overuse of computed tomography pulmonary angiography in the evaluation of patients with suspected pulmonary embolism in the Emergency Department.
Female breast radiation exposure during CT pulmonary angiography.
PCTA generates high-resolution images of the pulmonary vasculature down to the sixth-order sub-segmental level, thereby offering a variety of advantages over pulmonary angiography and V/Q scanning (10).
Nevertheless, CT or MR pulmonary angiography could provide additional or confirmatory information.
Following cardiopulmonary arrest, bilateral massive pulmonary embolism was documented in pulmonary angiography.
iDose4 Premium is also applicable during special procedures like CT cardiac angiography, and pulmonary angiography.
Addition of CT venography increases the gonadal radiation dose 500-fold in women and 2,000-fold in men compared to the dose from CT pulmonary angiography alone.
6) The gold standards of venography and pulmonary angiography have been replaced by less burdensome tests, primarily lower extremity duplex ultrasound and computed tomography pulmonary angiogram.
15) Proposed algorithms include performing US after an indeterminate ventilation-perfusion scan, or after a nondiagnostic CT pulmonary angiography (CTPA) examination, or as the initial imaging examination, but the incidence of DVT is variable in such patients.
The BMJ is now running a series of intermittent articles looking at the risks and harms of overdiagnosis in a broad range of common conditions--the first of which is an article that suggests that the introduction of computed tomography pulmonary angiography led to an associated 80% rise in the detection of pulmonary emboli--many of which, the authors argue, do not need to be found.
Verma et al (6) used levo phase pulmonary angiography for IAS delineation in a patient with isolated dextrocardia and normal atrial situs.
Two months earlier the patient was diagnosed with nonoperable CTEPH by means of haemodynamics, echocardiography, ventilation/perfusion scan and pulmonary angiography.
Pulmonary angiography and embolization for severe hemoptysis due to cavitatory pulmonary tuberculosis.
With suspected pulmonary embolism (PE), we performed a tomographic pulmonary angiography, and it revealed a large thrombus partially obstructing the proximal parts of
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