Multiorgan Ultrasound for Pulmonary Embolism

Does combining lung, heart, and vein scans improve test performance?

By Michael Prats, MD on 09/26/16 02:00 AM

We review a prospective study evaluating the accuracy of a combo ultrasound of the lung, heart, and veins to diagnose pulmonary embolism (PE) using CT pulmonary angiography as gold standard. Is it possible to use ultrasound to rule out a PE? Listen to our thoughts and let us know what you think!