The presence of shock defines the threshold to initiate thrombolytic therapy in patients with pulmonary embolism

Wood, Kenneth E.
November 2002
Intensive Care Medicine;Nov2002, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p1537
Academic Journal
Evaluates the effects of hypoperfusion on the increase of mortality. Analysis of the outcomes in pulmonary embolism; Assessment on the result of the combination of embolus size and cardiopulmonary status; Effects of the potential mortality benefits on the hemorrhagic risks.


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