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S Bozkurt

Multislice Computed Tomography Findings of Patients with Suspected Pulmonary Embolism in the Emergency Department: Incidence of Pulmonary Embolism and Non-Thromboembolic Findings

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.040
Synopsis: 
This study aimed to evaluate the incidence of pulmonary embolism (PE) and tomographic findings in patients who underwent multislice computed tomography for suspected PE in the emergency department. The PE incidence was found to be 24.4%.

ABSTRACT

Objective: This study aimed to evaluate the incidence of pulmonary embolism (PE) and tomographic findings in patients who underwent multislice computed tomography (MSCT) for suspected PE in the emergency department.

Accepted: 
02 Mar, 2015
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e-Published: 15 Oct, 2015

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Boerhaave's Syndrome: Presenting with Chest Pain

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.377
Pages: 
391–2

 

The Editor,

Sir,

Boerhaave syndrome or spontaneous oesophageal rupture is a rare, potentially fatal condition. Patients usually present with pain, dyspnoea, and signs of shock after forced vomiting. 

Revised: 
12 Mar, 2015
Accepted: 
16 Mar, 2015
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e-Published: 11 May, 2015
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