Chapter 76. Methods of PIOPED II

  1. Paul D. Stein MD1,2,3

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692042.ch76

Pulmonary Embolism, Second Edition

Pulmonary Embolism, Second Edition

How to Cite

Stein, P. D. (2007) Methods of PIOPED II, in Pulmonary Embolism, Second Edition, Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692042.ch76

Author Information

  1. 1

    Director of Research Education St. Joseph Mercy-Oakland Pontiac, Michigan, USA

  2. 2

    Professor, Full Time Affiliate Department of Medicine Wayne State University School of Medicine Detroit, Michigan, USA

  3. 3

    Adjunct Professor of Medical Physics Oakland University Rochester, Michigan, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 22 JUN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405138079

Online ISBN: 9780470692042



  • national institutes of health;
  • national heart lung and blood institute;
  • computed tomography;
  • ventricular tachycardia;
  • partial filling defect


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • CT angiography and CT venography

  • Venous phase spiral CT of the veins of the lower extremities

  • Procedures to minimize potential risks

  • Time interval for imaging

  • V-Q Lung scans-technique

  • Digital subtraction pulmonary angiography

  • References