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What is the most accurate way to check for pulmonary emobolism, fluid build up around heart & other chest conditions.Mri, regular xray, ultrasound, etc?

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Dr. Ryan Polselli
Radiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Usually...

Ct chest with pulmonary embolism protocol.
Us in the form of echocardiogram can also be used to detect some of those findings.

In brief: Usually...

Ct chest with pulmonary embolism protocol.
Us in the form of echocardiogram can also be used to detect some of those findings.
Dr. Ryan Polselli
Dr. Ryan Polselli
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Dr. Randy Villanueva
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Various

For pulmonaru embolism , its a ct angiogram of the chest.
For pericardial effusion its a 2d echocardiogram, usually a ct scan of the ches with IV contrast picks up most lung lesions, but not its function.

In brief: Various

For pulmonaru embolism , its a ct angiogram of the chest.
For pericardial effusion its a 2d echocardiogram, usually a ct scan of the ches with IV contrast picks up most lung lesions, but not its function.
Dr. Randy Villanueva
Dr. Randy Villanueva
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