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Reliability of a pulmonary embolism management algorithm
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    Single- or multi-detector row CT in diagnosing PE: a never ending debate?

    Dear Editor,

    We would like to comment to the limitations of the Christopher-study (JAMA 2006;295) mentioned by Dr. Bari. He states that “the limitations of this study include the use of two different kinds of CT scanner (multi- detector and single-detector) with potentially different pick up rates”. The other limitation stated is: “the prevalence of PE of 23.2% in the ‘clinically unlikely PE and abnormal D-dimer’...

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