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Pulmonary Embolism (PE): Imaging Studies

by Sharon Bord, MD
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    The lecture Pulmonary Embolism (PE): Imaging Studies by Sharon Bord, MD is from the course Respiratory Emergencies.


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    1. IV placement is not significant in a CT angiogram study
    2. CT angiography uses IV contrast to look at the blood vessels
    3. CT angiography requires the patient to lay flat during the CT scan
    4. Gray areas in CT angiography may represent areas with emboli
    5. CT angiography cannot be used in patients with renal failure
    1. VQ scans are specific for pulmonary embolism
    2. VQ scan is a nuclear medicine study which looks for mismatch of ventilation and perfusion
    3. A mismatch of ventilation and perfusion may mean a potential pulmonary embolus
    4. It is important that the patient does not have any other underlying pulmonary disease when undergoing a VQ scan
    5. VQ scan results should be interpreted in conjunction with the patient’s status

    Author of lecture Pulmonary Embolism (PE): Imaging Studies

     Sharon Bord, MD

    Sharon Bord, MD


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