Risk stratification of patients with PE has gained interest in terms of the identification of patients in whom treatment on an outpatient base can be considered. Previous studies are of limited value due to their focus on adverse clinical events within several months after diagnosis of PE. We developed a prognostic model, based on easily accessible,… (More)
A 60-year-old man presented with chest pain and weight loss, starting after a period of vomiting. Contrast radiography of the esophagus revealed an esophageal-pleural fistula. The patient was successfully treated by stent placement.