Lung Embolism Pulmonary Angiogram
Pulmonary angiography is considered to be the gold standard for the diagnosis of a pulmonary embolism.
During a pulmonary angiogram, dye is injected into the lung arteries, and the flow of dye through the arteries is viewed on x-ray. If a pulmonary embolism is present, it will appear as a blocked artery on the x-ray image.
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