TITLE

Multidetector CTA with venography was more sensitive for diagnosing pulmonary embolism than CTA alone

PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2006, Vol. 145 Issue 3, p76
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on a study that was conducted to examine how multidetector computed tomographic angiography (CTA) with venography is more sensitive for diagnosing pulmonary embolism (PE) than CTA alone. Of the original 7284 patients with suspected acute PE, 3262 were eligible, 1090 were enrolled, and 824 had CT and received a reference diagnosis.
ACCESSION #
23245712

 

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