Pulmonary Embolism – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Ongoing care


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Pulmonary embolism (PE) occurs when thrombi in the venous system (usually deep) are formed, lysed, and lodge into the pulmonary arterial circulation.
Presentation ranges from nearly asymptomatic to catastrophic and may include acute PE; massive PE obstructing >50% of the…

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