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Pulmonary Angiography

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Pulmonary Angiography

  • Indications
  1. Suspected Pulmonary Embolism
    1. Discordant VQ Scan and Clinical picture
  • Advantage
  1. Gold standard for diagnosing Pulmonary Embolism
  2. Sensitivity: 98%
  • Disadvantage
  1. Mortality 0.1 - 0.5% (especially in unstable patients)