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2011-05-10 14:47:05

The introduction of multidetector row computed tomographic pulmonary angiography (CTPA) was associated with an apparent increase in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE), but with only minimal changes in mortality (death), suggesting the possibility of overdiagnosis.

2011-05-10 13:25:05

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that computed tomography pulmonary angiography (CTPA), meant to improve detection of life-threatening pulmonary embolisms (PE), has led to over-diagnosis and over treatment of this condition.

2011-02-18 12:13:00

Study outlines likelihood and risk factors; females more than thirty years of age affected SAN DIEGO, Feb.

2011-01-18 19:21:08

Emergency medicine researchers with the University of Cincinnati (UC) are advocating a new strategy for diagnosing a common but dangerous condition in the emergency room.

2010-12-06 13:08:00

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND, Canada, Dec.

2010-09-16 09:26:00

New study identifies risk factors for the complications of a dangerous blood clot ROSEMONT, Ill., Sept.

2010-06-15 15:27:04

A new study suggests that computed tomography (CT) angiography might be unnecessary in many patients suspected of having pulmonary embolism (PE), based on the results of risk assessment analysis.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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