Chest Pain of Uncertain Aetiology: Role of Contrast Enhanced Computed Tomography in the Emergency Department

Yassin, Firas, Sawh, Chris and Garg, Pankaj (2016) Chest Pain of Uncertain Aetiology: Role of Contrast Enhanced Computed Tomography in the Emergency Department. Open Cardiovascular Medicine Journal, 10 (1). pp. 205-211. ISSN 1874-1924

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Abstract

There is increasing role of computed tomographic (CT) in the assessment of acute chest pain in the emergency department especially when the diagnosis is not clear. We report a case where non ECG gated contrast enhanced CT in the emergency department for rule-out of pulmonary embolus guided to the actual diagnosis, which was, acute coronary event, as evidenced by the presence of perfusion defect.

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Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
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Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2021 01:40
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2021 02:49
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/82366
DOI: 10.2174/1874192401610010205

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