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pulmonary embolus

Comparison of Computed Tomography Pulmonary Angiograms at the University Hospital of the West Indies, Jamaica with Reported Cases in Literature

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.049
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160–64
Synopsis: 
The yield of positive CTPAs at the UHWI is among the highest in the literature. There is no significant difference between the sexes in the mean age for and the yield of positive CTPAs.

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Objective: This study was undertaken to determine the positive rate for computed tomography pulmonary angiograms (CTPAs) at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI), to compare the positive rate at the UHWI to that reported in the literature and to compare the rates of positive CTPAs between the genders.

Accepted: 
15 Feb, 2016
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e-Published: 01 Mar, 2016
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