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Is a thin slice CT the same kind of CT they use when looking for pulmonary embolism?

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Dr. Neil Halin
Radiology - Interventional
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In brief: Yes

We use thin slice ct for many things but it is especially helpful when we look for pulmonary embolism.
To see a pe you would need to have intravenous contrast injected. Thin slice ct without contrast is often used to look at the details of the lung tissue.

In brief: Yes

We use thin slice ct for many things but it is especially helpful when we look for pulmonary embolism.
To see a pe you would need to have intravenous contrast injected. Thin slice ct without contrast is often used to look at the details of the lung tissue.
Dr. Neil Halin
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In brief: Yes

Thin is 3mm compared to 5 mm or a centimeter.

In brief: Yes

Thin is 3mm compared to 5 mm or a centimeter.
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