OKZ0188009 - CT Detection of Blood Clots in the Lungs and Legs (1 Credit)
OKZ0188009 – CT Detection of Blood Clots in the Lungs and Legs (1 Credit)
The rapid and continuous development of newer imaging techniques has reaped many rewards in the field of medicine. Not only are the results of imaging more accurate, to the extent that physicians, specifically surgeons, often have a confirmed diagnosis before undergoing other investigations and providing treatment, but also the imaging procedures themselves have become less invasive and hazardous.
After reviewing this article, the student should be able to:
- Explain the basic principles of CT Pulmonary Angiography and Venography.
- Define the techniques and findings of CT Pulmonary Angiography and Venography.
- Understand the pitfalls comparative modalities in relation to CT Pulmonary Angiography and Venography.