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Bleeding and Clotting Disorders

Blood clots in the lung

11/14/2008

Question:

Can you tell me what tests are done to check for blood clots in the lungs?

Answer:

The usual test is a cat scan of the lung concentrating on blood vessels called cat angio.

Related Resources:

CT Angiography (CTA)

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Response by:

Eric H Kraut, MD Eric H Kraut, MD
Professor of Hematology
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University