Physicians' management approach to incidental pulmonary embolism: An international survey.
J Thromb Haemost. 2012 Oct 22;
Authors: den Exter PL, van Roosmalen MJ, van den Hoven P, Klok FA, Monreal M, Jiménez D, Huisman MV
Now that the quality of computed tomography (CT) imaging techniques has greatly improved with the introduction of thin section multi-detector row CT scanners, pulmonary embolism (PE) is increasingly diagnosed on routine CT examinations in the absence of a clinical suspicion. This phenomenon is often referred to as 'incidental PE'. This increased detection has made incidental PE the topic of recent debate. © 2012 International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis.
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