TITLE

Persistent right ventricular dysfunction increased risk for recurrent venous thromboembolism after acute pulmonary embolism

PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2007, Vol. 146 Issue 2, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study which states that persistent right ventricular dysfunction increased risk for recurrent venous thromboembolism after acute pulmonary embolism (PE). For the study, 301 patients from 18 to 91 years of age who were discharged from the hospital after a first episode of symptomatic acute PE that was confirmed by perfusion lung scan, spiral computed tomography or pulmonary angiography.
ACCESSION #
24685685

 

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