U.S. Emergency Departments Over-Test for Suspected PE U.S. Emergency Departments Over-Test for Suspected PE
Overuse of computerized tomographic pulmonary angiography (CTPA) to rule out pulmonary embolism (PE) in U.S. emergency departments is costly and puts patients at risk for multiple adverse outcomes, a cross-sectional analysis suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 12, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Pulmonary Embolism
(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - January 22, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Aidoc secures FDA clearance for AI stroke software
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Israeli artificial...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Aidoc reports customer milestone Aidoc releases full AI software package for stroke care Aidoc nabs NY contract for AI software FDA clears Aidoc's AI for cervical spine fractures Aidoc scores FDA clearance for pulmonary embolism AI (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 13, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA approves first generics of Eliquis
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved two applications for the first generics of Eliquis (apixaban) tablets to reduce the risk of stroke and systemic embolism in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. Apixaban is also indicated for the prophylaxis of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), which may lead to pulmonary embolism (PE), in patients who have undergone hip or knee replacement surgery. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - December 26, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured FDA Regulatory Affairs Source Type: news

Fatal Embolism Infrequent, but Fuels Overdiagnosis Fatal Embolism Infrequent, but Fuels Overdiagnosis
In most cases clots are small and are not deadly, but in a controversy session on overdiagnosis, specialists agreed on one thing: Not all pulmonary embolisms are equal.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Aidoc reports customer milestone
Israeli artificial intelligence software developer Aidoc said that the Foundation...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Aidoc releases full AI software package for stroke care Aidoc nabs NY contract for AI software FDA clears Aidoc's AI for cervical spine fractures Aidoc scores FDA clearance for pulmonary embolism AI Aidoc raises $27M in funding round (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 11, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

& #7429;-dimer Test Adjusted to Clinical Probability IDs Low Risk for PE
TUESDAY, Dec. 3, 2019 -- Low clinical pretest probability (C-PTP) and a ᴅ-dimer of less than 1,000 ng/mL identify patients with a low risk for pulmonary embolism, according to a study published in the Nov. 28 issue of the New England Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What Causes Respiratory Failure?
Discussion The respiratory system is a complex system. The upper airways must remain patient. The lower airways must interface with the vascular system. The musculoskeletal system must provide mechanical function and the central nervous system must provide overall control. Respiratory failure occurs when the overall system cannot support the body’s necessarily ventilation, oxygenation or both. Children are at higher risk of respiratory failure. They have few intrinsic lung parenchyma problems, but have very small airways that increase the airflow resistance by themselves but then have to contend with problems such as...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - December 2, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

MRI contrast ferumoxytol causes very few side effects
Could ferumoxytol replace gadolinium-based contrast agents for some MRI scans?...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Research road map drives inquiry into gadolinium's effects MRA tops CTA for pulmonary embolism evaluation Is ferumoxytol the alternative to gadolinium MRI agents? MRI shows pancreatic inflammation in diabetics (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 29, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Risk of venous thromboembolism after carbon  monoxide poisoning: a nationwide population-based study - Cho Y, Kang H, Oh J, Lim TH, Ryu J, Ko BS.
STUDY OBJECTIVE: Few studies have investigated the association between carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning and risk of venous thromboembolism. We aim to identify the risk of pulmonary embolism and deep venous thrombosis after CO poisoning. METHODS: We c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Clinical Decision Rules for Evaluating Suspected Pulmonary Embolism Underused Clinical Decision Rules for Evaluating Suspected Pulmonary Embolism Underused
Algorithms that combine a clinical decision rule (CDR) and highly sensitive D-dimer are widely recommended for identifying patients in whom pulmonary embolism can be safely excluded without further studies, but these algorithms appear to be underused, according to a survey of practitioners in the Veterans Administration (VA) healthcare system.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Researchers create swarms of tiny robots to attack and remove blood clots
(University of Houston) Current treatments for pulmonary embolism rely on clot-busting medication, sometimes with a surgical procedure to alter the clot. However, both options have been linked to unintended adverse events for patients. Researchers from the University of Houston's Robotic Swarm Control Laboratory and Houston Methodist Hospital are working on an innovative solution. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Reversed halo sign on chest CT linked to septic PE
The presence of a reversed halo sign on chest CT scans is indicative of septic...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Hospital in DC to study how opioids affect fetal brains Imaging for substance use disorder increasing in ED Senate opioid bill includes provision for ultrasound treatment CT use for pulmonary embolism rises despite low yield Medical images reveal toll of opioid epidemic (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 4, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Medical & Surgical Review Programme: Pulmonary Embolism Report 2019
This report presents the main findings of a review by the National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death on the quality of care provided to patients aged over 16 years with a new diagnosis of pulmonary embolism. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pulmonary Embolism Risk May Be Elevated for Months After Surgery Pulmonary Embolism Risk May Be Elevated for Months After Surgery
The postoperative risk of pulmonary embolism may be elevated for at least three months after all types of surgery, a retrospective case-crossover study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - October 16, 2019 Category: Surgery Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Pulmonary Embolism Risk Elevated for More Than Six Weeks Postop
Findings based on six common surgery types in large French study (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 15, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Oncology, Orthopedics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Pulmonary Embolism Risk Elevated for More Than Six Weeks Postop
TUESDAY, Oct. 15, 2019 -- The postoperative risk for pulmonary embolism extends more than six weeks for six types of surgery, according to a study published online Oct. 9 in JAMA Surgery. Alexandre Caron, M.D., from University Lille in France, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Risk of PE significantly raised well beyond six weeks post-surgery
Postoperative pulmonary embolism risk still elevated 7-12 weeks later, regardless of the type of procedure Related items fromOnMedica Prescribe higher dose opioids for shorter time after surgery Poor pain management - a major cause of opioid crisis Statin use after stroke not linked to bleeds Don ’t delay young children’s surgery for fear of GA harms Earlier thrombolysis improves stroke outcomes (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 10, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

What Are Pulmonary Embolism Risk Factors?
Discussion Pulmonary embolism (PE) is potentially life-threatening but fortunately rare event especially in the pediatric population. It was first described in children in 1861. PE is likely underreported because of minimal or non-specific clinical symptoms. The incidence is estimated at 0.05-4.2% with the 4.2% based on autopsy reports. It is probably also increasing as more central venous catheters (CVC) are used, and more children are surviving previously poor prognostic diseases. There is a bimodal distribution with cases
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 23, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Aidoc releases full AI software package for stroke care
Israeli artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Aidoc has released...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Aidoc nabs NY contract for AI software FDA clears Aidoc's AI for cervical spine fractures Aidoc scores FDA clearance for pulmonary embolism AI Aidoc raises $27M in funding round Aidoc partners with Nuance on AI validation process (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 19, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ESC Offers Updated Guidance on Acute Pulmonary Embolism ESC Offers Updated Guidance on Acute Pulmonary Embolism
The guidelines recommend direct oral anticoagulants as first-line treatment for most patients after PE and take on specific problems and vulnerable patient groups.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 14, 2019 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

ESC Guidelines Updated for Diagnosis, Treatment of PE
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 4, 2019 -- In guidelines developed by the European Society of Cardiology, in collaboration with the European Respiratory Society, updated recommendations are presented for the management of patients with acute pulmonary embolism... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

International Prehospital Medicine Institute Literature Review, September 2019
Logo courtesy International Prehospital Medicine Institute   Vol. 1.12 1.       Prehospital administration of tranexamic acid in trauma patients: A 1:1 matched comparative study from a level 1 trauma center. El-Mentar A, Sathian B, Wahlen BM, et al. Am J Em Med. Published on-line April 30, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2019.04.051. 2.       Prehospital Blood Product Administration Opportunities in Ground Transport ALS EMS –A Descriptive Study. Mix, F; Zielinski, M; Myers, L; et al. Prehosp Disaster Med, 2018;33(3):230-236. 3.  &nbs...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - September 4, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: International Prehospital Medicine Institute Tags: Training Exclusive Articles Patient Care Source Type: news

Personal Trauma Compels Blood Donor to Give Back
Orginally published on redcross.org.  I never really understood the importance of donating blood until I was the one needing it. In 2010, a pulmonary embolism nearly cost me my life. ... The post... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - August 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood Volunteers Amy Erickson blood donation blood donor platelets Red Cross volunteer transfusion Source Type: news

A Systematic Approach to Capnography Waveforms
Capnography was first proposed for use in the operating room in 1978 and has since become the standard of care for monitoring ventilation.1 Capnography is rapidly growing in use for intubated and non-intubated applications across hospital environments including the ICU, resuscitation, procedural sedation, and postoperative monitoring of patients receiving opioid analgesia. 1,2 When used appropriately, capnography has been cited as meaningful in providing key, often life- sustaining, information in dozens of different clinical applications. These range from common indications such as monitoring for apneas, hypoventilation, ...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - August 27, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Gina Farquharson, RRT-NPS, MBA, MS, CPPS Tags: Exclusive Articles Patient Care Cardiac & Resuscitation Source Type: news

Guideline Helps Spot Pulmonary Embolism in Cancer Patients Guideline Helps Spot Pulmonary Embolism in Cancer Patients
Using the American College of Physicians (ACP) guideline to evaluate cancer patients presenting to the emergency department who may have pulmonary embolism (PE) can help curtail the need for procedures such as CT pulmonary angiography (CTPA), a retrospective study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 20, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Student collapsed after she developed a blood clot in her lungs as a side effect of the Pill
Hannah Needham, 22, of Northampton, had been feeling short of breath and dizzy for weeks before she eventually collapsed in March 2017. She was treated for a pulmonary embolism. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AI may help cut back on overutilization of CT for PE
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can predict -- from electronic medical...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Why are doctors overriding CT guidelines for PE patients? Clinical rules reduce need for CTPA during pregnancy Should radiologists become gatekeepers against overuse? Which test is best for excluding PE during pregnancy? MRA tops CTA for pulmonary embolism evaluation (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 8, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

BASEL IX: PE Uncommon in Patients Presenting With Syncope BASEL IX: PE Uncommon in Patients Presenting With Syncope
Results from the randomized trial reinforce use of a tailored workup for pulmonary embolism, rather than systematic screening in patients presenting to the emergency department with syncope.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - August 6, 2019 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

MRA screening finds aneurysms related to kidney disease
Can MR angiography (MRA) be effective in screening for brain aneurysms among...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRA is cost-effective for kidney disease-related aneurysms MRA tops CTA for pulmonary embolism evaluation MRA reveals atherosclerosis in many low-risk patients FDA: Brain coils may cause artifacts on MRA images 7T MRA delves deeper into intracranial aneurysms (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 31, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

PE, Death Not Reduced With Early Vena Cava Filter Placement
THURSDAY, July 11, 2019 -- Early prophylactic placement of a vena cava filter compared with no placement of a filter after major trauma does not result in a reduced incidence of symptomatic pulmonary embolism or death at 90 days, according to a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 11, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

No Drop in Pulmonary Embolism With Early IVC Filters No Drop in Pulmonary Embolism With Early IVC Filters
The composite of death and pulmonary embolism at 90 days was approximately the same in severe trauma patients both with and without implanted inferior vena cava filters, a study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - July 10, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

FDA clears Aidoc's AI for cervical spine fractures
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared for market an algorithm...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Aidoc scores FDA clearance for pulmonary embolism AI Aidoc raises $27M in funding round Aidoc partners with Nuance on AI validation process Aidoc partners with SaferMD on AI for MIPS reporting Aidoc adds U.S., European sales directors (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 11, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Better ultrasound protocols slash trauma imaging overuse
When lower extremity duplex ultrasound screening protocols for the trauma department...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: General practitioners accurately diagnose DVT with US Role of imaging modalities is changing for PE diagnosis Ultrasound elevates diagnosis of pulmonary embolism Can ultrasound for deep vein thrombosis cause a PE? Ultrasound screening catches embolism in cancer patients (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 11, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Kaiser Permanente finds homes for 250 homeless as part of housing for health prescription
Victor N. never thought in a million years he'd be homeless. The 54-year-old, Bay Area native had gone to college, served in the military, and had a job working as a clinician in homeless services. Then, his life started to crumble. His job closed down; he was behind on his rent and got served an eviction notice. While living in his car parked near the highway overpass in Emeryville in the January cold, Victor suffered from a pulmonary embolism. Also staving off pneumonia, he was hospitalized.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Hannah Norman Source Type: news

Kaiser Permanente finds homes for 250 homeless as part of housing for health prescription
Victor N. never thought in a million years he'd be homeless. The 54-year-old, Bay Area native had gone to college, served in the military, and had a job working as a clinician in homeless services. Then, his life started to crumble. His job closed down; he was behind on his rent and got served an eviction notice. While living in his car parked near the highway overpass in Emeryville in the January cold, Victor suffered from a pulmonary embolism. Also staving off pneumonia, he was hospitalized.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 6, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Hannah Norman Source Type: news

EMA Puts Temporary Restrictions on Tofacitinib Due to PE Risk EMA Puts Temporary Restrictions on Tofacitinib Due to PE Risk
The EMA's safety committee advises physicians not to prescribe the 10-mg twice-daily dose of tofacitinib to patients who are at high risk for pulmonary embolism, pending results of an ongoing safety review.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Rheumatology News Alert Source Type: news

Aidoc ’s AI Solution to ID Pulmonary Embolism Cleared
A newly FDA-cleared artificial intelligence solution could help give greater insight on patients that pulmonary embolisms (PE). New York-based Aidoc has developed the PE application that works with radiologists to flag and triage PE cases in chest CTs. Aidoc's solutions analyze medical images directly after the patient is scanned and notify the radiologists of cases with suspected findings to assist with prioritization of time-sensitive, and potentially life-threatening cases. Get up to speed on all things AI with this new guide from MD+DI.  In an email, Aidoc told MDDI that without its solution, â€&...
Source: MDDI - May 17, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Source Type: news

FDA approves first anticoagulant (blood thinner) for pediatric patients to treat potentially life-threatening blood clots
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Fragmin (dalteparin sodium) injection, for subcutaneous use, to reduce the recurrence of symptomatic venous thromboembolism (VTE) in pediatric patients one month of age and older. VTE can include deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in the deep veins of the leg) and pulmonary embolism (blood clot in the lungs), which can lead to death. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - May 16, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured FDA Regulatory Affairs Source Type: news

FDA clears AI that detects ‘ticking time bomb’ in chest images
AIdoc's tool flags potential cases of pulmonary embolism to ensure prompt review and intervention. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 15, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Aidoc scores FDA clearance for pulmonary embolism AI
Israeli artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Aidoc has received...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Aidoc raises $27M in funding round Aidoc partners with Nuance on AI validation process Aidoc partners with SaferMD on AI for MIPS reporting Aidoc adds U.S., European sales directors Aidoc lands FDA clearance for AI software in head CT (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 15, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Patent Foramen Ovale Ups Ischemic Stroke in Those With PE
WEDNESDAY, May 8, 2019 -- For patients with symptomatic pulmonary embolism (PE), the frequency of recent ischemic stroke is higher in those with patent foramen ovale (PFO), according to a study published online May 7 in the Annals of Internal... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

PFO Tied to Quadruple Stroke Risk in Pulmonary Embolism PFO Tied to Quadruple Stroke Risk in Pulmonary Embolism
Screening PE patients for patent foramen ovale with the aim of identifying those at risk for ischemic stroke who may be eligible for indefinite anticoagulation could be justified, a new study suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - May 7, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Why are doctors overriding CT guidelines for PE patients?
As much as 37% of CT pulmonary angiography exams for patients with a pulmonary...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Clinical rules reduce need for CTPA during pregnancy MRA tops CTA for pulmonary embolism evaluation French find no need for CT to rule out PE CT use for pulmonary embolism rises despite low yield Doctors who order fewer CTPA scans detect more PE (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 1, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

2 of Edwards & #039; Pediatric Catheters Face Class I Recall
Two of Edwards Lifesciences’ pediatric catheters are facing a Class I recall. The Irvine, CA-based company’s Miller Balloon Atrioseptostomy Catheter and Fogarty Dilation Atrioseptostomy Catheter are in a Class I recall because of the possibility of difficulty in balloon deflation after deployment. The balloon deflation could lead to balloon fragmentation or detachment upon attempted retrieval. Edwards said it has received reports of balloon fragmentation or detachment, which may cause serious adverse health consequences including: damage to the heart, the inferior vena cava, and/or the f...
Source: MDDI - April 30, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Cardiovascular Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

What Clinical Symptoms Can An Infant with Polycythemia Have?
Discussion 1. What are indications for an exchange transfusion? 2. What are potential risks of partial exchange or exchange transfusion? 3. What are causes of anemia in different age groups? Related Cases Disease: Polycythemia | Blood and Blood Disorders Symptom/Presentation: Abnormal Laboratory Test | Respiratory Distress Specialty: Hematology | Neonatology Age: Premature Newborn To Learn More To view pediatric review articles on this topic from the past year check PubMed. Evidence-based medicine information on this topic can be found at SearchingPediatrics.com and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Infor...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 29, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

AAFP Endorses Guidelines on Venous Thromboembolism Dx
The AAFP recently endorsed guidelines on the diagnosis of venous thromboembolism (VTE) that were developed by the American Society of Hematology. The guidelines evaluated diagnostic strategies for pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis of the lower and upper extremities, and recurrent VTE. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - April 24, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Clinical rules reduce need for CTPA during pregnancy
Using a set of clinical rules, researchers from the Netherlands and France...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Which test is best for excluding PE during pregnancy? MRA tops CTA for pulmonary embolism evaluation French find no need for CT to rule out PE CT use for pulmonary embolism rises despite low yield Doctors who order fewer CTPA scans detect more PE (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 29, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Echocardiography in a Patient With Suspected Acute PE Echocardiography in a Patient With Suspected Acute PE
This case highlights the role that echocardiography can play in accurately diagnosing pulmonary embolism in critically ill ICU patients who are under sedation and on mechanical ventilation.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Pregnancy - Adapted Algorithm Avoids Diagnostic Imaging for PE
Suspected pulmonary embolism safely ruled out in some pregnant women with diagnostic algorithm (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 21, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Oncology, Pulmonology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news