Unsuspected pulmonary embolism on CT scanning: yet another headache for clinicians?

Desai, Sujal R.
June 2007
Thorax;Jun2007, Vol. 62 Issue 6, p470
Academic Journal
The article comments that clinicians frequently overlook the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism because its symptoms are non-specific. Clinicians should be aware that clinically unsuspected pulmonary emboli are spotted by radiologists on computed tomography scans. It is possible to visualize opacified peripheral pulmonary arteries because of narrow collimation.


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