Through Thick and Thin

Yu, David R.; Miller, Redonda; Bray, Paul F.
June 1998
New England Journal of Medicine;06/04/98, Vol. 338 Issue 23, p1684
Academic Journal
The article presents a case of a 58-year-old woman admitted to a hospital suffering from chest pain. Details related to the patient's symptoms and medical history are presented, which included acute anterior myocardial infarction. Findings of a physical examination of the patient are presented. A discussion is presented about the results of ventilation-perfusion scanning and pulmonary angiography. The authors present commentary on diagnosis, risks, and treatment of pulmonary embolism.


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