cardiology
Interventional cardiology

CT pulmonary angiography overused in Australia

Fears of missing a pulmonary thromboembolism in patients who present to emergency departments could be driving an overuse of CT pulmonary angiography to rule out the condition – exposing many patients to unnecessary risks associated with the scans, a leading physician has warned. Speaking to the limbic Dr Ian Scott, Director of the Department of internal medicine ...

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