Does the Position of the Arm during Intravenous Contrast Administration alter Image Quality in Computed Tomography Pulmonary Angiography (CTPA)?



Wood, Karen (2009) Does the Position of the Arm during Intravenous Contrast Administration alter Image Quality in Computed Tomography Pulmonary Angiography (CTPA)? In: Learning & Teaching Conference, 27th November 2009, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh.

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Abstract

Pulmonary embolism (PE) is the sudden blocking of a pulmonary artery, commonly by a blood clot.PE can be very difficult to diagnose clinically and is potentially fatal carrying a 30% mortality rate if untreated 1. In the UK 10% of all hospital deaths equating to 1% of all hospital admissions have been shown to be attributable to PE 2.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Divisions: School of Health Sciences > Radiography
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2009 09:28
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2014 12:56
URI: http://eresearch.qmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/912

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