Pulmonary embolism in pregnancy: a diagnostic dilemma
The diagnosis of PE in pregnancy poses a challenge due to pregnancy-related physiological changes. Missing the PE or wrongly treating a pregnant woman for PE has serious clinical consequences. There has been concern over the use of radiation-based imaging modalities due to risk of teratogenicity and oncogenicity. This review is focused on various diagnostic options and risks of radiation to the fetus and mother from radiation-based procedures.
Annals of Nuclear Medicine
uz Zaman, M.,
(2011). Pulmonary embolism in pregnancy: a diagnostic dilemma. Annals of Nuclear Medicine, 25(9), 603-608.
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