ISSN 1016-5169 | E-ISSN 1308-4488
Echocardiography in Evaluation of Pulmonary Thromboembolism [Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars]
Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2000; 28(4): 254-261

Echocardiography in Evaluation of Pulmonary Thromboembolism

Y.Bülent GÖRENEK1, Y.Yüksel ÇAVUŞOĞLU1, Necmi ATA1

Pulmonary thromboembolism (PT) is a comman disease that is frequently missed in elinical diagnosis. In patients who fail to have the right diagnosis and treatment on time, the mortality of this illness is high. Ventilation-perfusion sean and pulmonary angiography are the definitive diagnostic tests for PT. Unfortunately, these methods have some limitations. Due to its being a safe, noninvasive and easily applicable technique, echocardiography is an altemative method in the evaluation of patients with PT. This review, is a summary on the use of echocardiography in PT and its limitations.

Keywords: Pulmonary thromboembolism, echocardiography

How to cite this article
Y.Bülent GÖRENEK, Y.Yüksel ÇAVUŞOĞLU, Necmi ATA. Echocardiography in Evaluation of Pulmonary Thromboembolism. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2000; 28(4): 254-261
Manuscript Language: Turkish

Journal Metrics

Journal Citation Indicator: 0.18
CiteScore: 1.1
Source Normalized Impact
per Paper:
SCImago Journal Rank: 0.348

Quick Search

Copyright © 2024 Archives of the Turkish Society of Cardiology

Kare Publishing is a subsidiary of Kare Media.