TITLE

Diagnosis and management of pulmonary embolism

PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Thorax;Dec2005 Supplement 2, Vol. 60, pii51
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
The article presents several abstracts related to the diagnosis and management of pulmonary embolism. They include "BTS Study of Three Versus Six Months' Anticoagulation for Pulmonary Venous Thromboembolism," by I.A. Campbell, "Diagnosis and Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism: Findings From the Verity VTE Treatment Registry," by N. Scrivenm, P. Rose, F. Pressley, R. Arya and D. O'Shaughnessy, and "Can the Use of BTS Pulmonary Embolism Guidelines Help in Reducing Unnecessary CT Pulmonary Angiogram Scanning?," by P.K. Sarkar, S.Kaneri, M. Farrugia and G.E. Wilson.
ACCESSION #
19836638

 

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