TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Desai, Sujal R.
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Thorax;Jun2007, Vol. 62 Issue 6, p470
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
editorial
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
25471929

 

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