Acute Pulmonary Embolism during Puerperium in an HIV Positive Patient Confirmed by Computed Tomography Pulmonary Angiogram

@inproceedings{Milan2017AcutePE,
  title={Acute Pulmonary Embolism during Puerperium in an HIV Positive Patient Confirmed by Computed Tomography Pulmonary Angiogram},
  author={Alexei Ortiz Milan and Carlos Medina Merino and Aurelio Rodriguez Fernandez and Megan Cox},
  year={2017}
}
Acute Pulmonary Embolism (PE) is a life-threatening condition which results from occlusion of the pulmonary circulation. The most common situation is when a clot travels from the venous system or right side of the heart, diverting the pulmonary blood flow to the left side of the heart without oxygenation. This creates an intrapulmonary shunt which is the… CONTINUE READING