- Mark Dransfield, University of Alabama at Birmingham
- Catherine Greene, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
- Timothy Shipley, BioMed Central
Computed tomography pulmonary angiography (CTPA) to investigate alternative pulmonary diagnoses in patients with suspected pulmonary embolus have a low incidence of identifying an alternative pathology, suggesting that increased use of CPTA is not justified.
Recipients of an allogenic hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) in a single cohort exhibit increased levels of biomarkers of pulmonary inflammation and decreased lung function six months after the procedure, highlighting the need for more extensive clinical studies.
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