Clinical study of optical coherence tomography in the diagnosis of peripheral pulmonary artery thrombus
Thrombosis research, Volume 161, 2017, Pages 52-59.
Anticoagulant therapyDiagnosisOptical coherence tomographyPeripheral pulmonary artery thrombusSelective pulmonary angiography
OCT can clearly show the structure of the lumen and the wall of the peripheral pulmonary artery tube. The sensitivity of the diagnosis of PPT with a diameter of <2mm was higher than that of SPA. Moreover, OCT has the ability to distinguish between red and white thrombi, which is of guiding significance in anticoagulant therapy.
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