BMJ 1995; 310 doi: (Published 08 April 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:943

Diagnosing pulmonary embolism

An editorial error occurred in the final sentence of this letter by J Richard Harding (18 February, p 467). The sentence should have read: “In institutions where lower limb venography remains the usual investigation for deep vein thrombosis, use of liquid crystal thermography has the added advantage that the risks due to ionising radiation or allergy to contrast medium are avoided in 36% of patients.5

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