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Low-contrast dose CT PE

65 yo M, BMI 32, eGFR 45, with shortness of breath after orthopedic surgery,

CT PE done with 50% contrast saline mix, total 32.5 mL Omnipaque 350 used. 45 keV mono-energy oblique axial MIP reconstruction with excellent pulmonary arterial enhancement (>400 HU). Acute PE in right upper lobe. 

MonoE 45keV[HU] CT PE 32.5 ml_(Thursday-15-2018_12-23-37-3202).jpg
Gopal Punjabi