Computed tomography pulmonary embolism index for the assessment of survival in patients with pulmonary embolism


This study was an analysis of the correlation between pulmonary embolism (PE) and patient survival. Among 694 consecutive patients referred to our institution with clinical suspicion of acute PE who underwent CT pulmonary angiography, 188 patients comprised the study group: 87 women (46.3%, median age: 60.7; age range: 19–88 years) and 101 men (53.7… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00330-007-0577-2


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