A retrospective review of CT pulmonary angiogram

Expiry Date
: 29/06/2029
CPD Units
: 3.00 Points
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This study aimed to describe the incidence and characteristics of Pulmonary Emboli (PE) confirmed by CT pulmonary angiogram (CTPA) in patients with COVID-19 pneumonia admitted to a tertiary hospital in the Western Cape, South Africa.

Keywords: Pulmonary Emboli; Computed Tomography Pulmonary Angiogram (CTPA); Anticoagulation

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Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:

The article aims to detail the incidence of pulmonary emboli (PE) in COVID-19 patients in the Western Cape, South Africa, emphasizing the importance of CT pulmonary angiogram (CTPA) for diagnosis and the need for vigilance in managing PE.

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

          1. The incidence and characteristics of PE in COVID-19 patients in the Western Cape

          2. The role of CT pulmonary angiogram (CTPA) in diagnosing PE.

          3. Recognizing the need for vigilance in managing PE in COVID-19 patients.

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