Acute pulmonary embolism: clinical outcomes in the International Cooperative Pulmonary Embolism Registry (ICOPER)

@article{Goldhaber1999AcutePE,
  title={Acute pulmonary embolism: clinical outcomes in the International Cooperative Pulmonary Embolism Registry (ICOPER)},
  author={Samuel Z. Goldhaber and Luigi Visani and Marisa de Rosa},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={1999},
  volume={353 9162},
  pages={1386-9}
}
BACKGROUND Pulmonary embolism (PE) remains poorly understood. Rates of clinical outcomes such as death and recurrence vary widely among trials. We therefore established the International Cooperative Pulmonary Embolism Registry (ICOPER), with the aim of identifying factors associated with death. METHODS 2454 consecutive eligible patients with acute PE were registered from 52 hospitals in seven countries in Europe and North America. The primary outcome measure was all-cause mortality at 3… CONTINUE READING
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