Balloon-occlusion pulmonary cineangiography for diagnosing pulmonary embolism
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Adult; *Cineangiography; Female; Humans; Pulmonary Artery; Pulmonary Embolism
Cardiology | Cardiovascular Diseases
For the angiographic diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE) we performed balloon-occlusion pulmonary cineangiography in ten consecutive patients. The technical aspects of the balloon-occlusion cineangiographic technique are reviewed, and its complementary role in the diagnosis of PE are outlined and illustrated with several examples.
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Citation: Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn. 1984;10(5):519-27.