Pulmonary angiograms

The definitive diagnostic study for pulmonary embolism.

Relative contraindications include significant bleeding risk, allergy to the contrast medium, and renal insufficiency.

A negative pulmonary angiograms excludes a clinically relevant pulmonary embolism.

Mortality rate 0.5%, .04% require intubation and 0.3% require dialysis.

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