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Pulmonary Embolism tests
Pulmonary Embolism

Tests could include:

  • An electrocardiogram is a painless test that measures your heart's electrical activity. Your doctor may order this test if they think you have a heart problem.
    Source:HLCMS
  • During a pulmonary angiography, a dye is injected into your veins so your arteries will show up on X-ray. Read more to find out about this procedure.
    Source:HLCMS
  • An X-ray is an imaging test that uses small amounts of radiation to produce pictures of the organs, tissues, and bones of the body. When focused on the chest, it can help spot abnormalities or diseases of the airways, blood vessels, bones, and heart.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Your doctor may order an ultrasound if you're experiencing pain, swelling, or other symptoms that require an internal view of your organs. Learn more.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A CT scan is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of the body. Learn why a CT scan is performed and what to expect during a CT scan.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A Doppler ultrasound exam measures blood flow through your arteries and veins. Find information on what to expect during the test and what the results mean.
    Source:HLCMS
  • During an extremity arteriography, your doctor injects dye into an artery in your hand, arm, leg, or foot. They then take an X-ray.
    Source:HLCMS
  • An arteriogram allows your doctor to observe the flow of blood through your arteries and see any blockages. Find out what to expect.
    Source:HLCMS
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