News - 2 Dec 2009
When it comes to diagnosing pulmonary embolism-a sudden blockage in the lung artery that could be deadly if not treated-which technique is the most effective?
News - 28 Mar 2012
Pulmonary embolism -- the sudden blockage of an artery in the lung -- is estimated to cause over 100,000 deaths each year in the U.S. Although thrombolytics, or "clot-buster" drugs, are currently...
News - 31 Aug 2015
Prolonged television watchers have a higher risk of fatal pulmonary embolism, a condition associated with long haul flights, reveals research presented at ESC Congress today by Mr Toru Shirakawa,...
News - 20 Dec 2007
New research indicates that a diagnostic strategy using computed tomographic pulmonary angiography (CTPA) may be a safe alternative to conventional lungs scans (known as ventilation-perfusion scans)...
News - 3 Sep 2010
One of the most severe complications of brain surgery is a life-threatening blood clot in the lungs called a pulmonary embolism.But a Loyola University Health System study published in the Journal of...
News - 10 Sep 2007
Young women at risk of having a pulmonary embolism - a potential life-threatening blockage in a lung artery - should first undergo a ventilation/perfusion lung scan (V/Q scan) rather than a CT...
News - 8 Jan 2013
Patients with asthma have an increased risk for pulmonary embolism, show Dutch findings.
News - 5 Jun 2006
Largest study ever conducted to assess the role of contrast-enhanced multidetector computed tomographic (CT) angiography for diagnosing pulmonary embolism.
News - 7 Jul 2011
Drug and diagnostic company Agenix Limited (ASX: AGX), today announced the positive results of a study to evaluate the efficacy and accuracy
News - 21 Mar 2017
A multi-centre clinical study, led by Dr. Susan Kahn at the Jewish General Hospital (JGH), determined that nearly half of the patients who suffer a pulmonary embolism (PE) -- a blood clot in the lung...