Management of Acute Pulmonary Embolism (Contemporary by Stavros V. Konstantinides, S.Z. Goldhaber

By Stavros V. Konstantinides, S.Z. Goldhaber

This useful quantity highlights conventional, novel, and evolving facets of the prognosis and therapy of pulmonary embolism (PE). The participants contain a global group of specialists. very important facets of prognosis, chance stratification, and differential remedy of sufferers with PE are offered in a concise, but accomplished demeanour. Emphasis is put on particular matters regarding PE, together with being pregnant, melanoma, thrombophilia, and air commute.

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International differences in health care costs in Europe and the United States: Do these affect the cost-effectiveness of diagnostic strategies for pulmonary embolism? Eur Radiol 1999;9(9):1926–1931. 42 Ravenel and Schoepf Chapter 3 / The Search for Deep Vein Thrombosis 3 43 The Search for Deep Vein Thrombosis Evaluation of the Leg Veins Jan Beyer, MD and Sebastian M. Schellong, MD CONTENTS INTRODUCTION EVALUATION OF DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES FOR DVT VALUE OF CUS IN SUSPECTED PE CONCLUSION REFERENCES SUMMARY Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) represent two clinical manifestations of the same disease.

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