Balloon‐Occlusion pulmonary cineangiography for diagnosing pulmonary embolism

Joseph R. Benotti, Ira S. Ockene, Joseph S. Alpert, James E. Dalen

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Abstract

For the angiographic diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE) we performed balloon‐occlusion pulmonary cineangiography in ten consecutive patients. The technical aspects of the balloon‐occlusion cineangiographic technique are reviewed, and its complementary role in the diagnosis of PE are outlined and illustrated with several examples.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)519-527
Number of pages9
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis
Volume10
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 1984
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • pulmonary angiography
  • pulmonary embolism

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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