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
  • An angiography, sometimes called an arteriography, is a way for doctors to see your arteries. Normally, arteries don't show up on X-rays. In this procedure, you will receive an injection of a contrast dye. When this material is injected into your ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A chest X-ray is an imaging test that uses small amounts of radiation to produce pictures of the airways, blood vessels, bones, heart, and lungs.
    Source:HLCMS
  • An ultrasound scan is a medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from the inside of your body. The technology is similar to that used by sonar and radar, which help the military detect planes and ships. An ultrasoun...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A computerized tomography scan (CT or CAT scan) is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of your body. CT scans are used to examine your bones and soft tissues for damage or abnormalities. Often, these images can be combined to create a 3D pict...
    Source:HLCMS
  • An arteriography helps your doctor understand how your arteries are functioning and if there are any problems, such as blood clots, injured blood vessels, or an artery disease. "Arterio" refers to arteries, and "graphy" refers to the process of re...
    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
  • 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
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