Incidence of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension after pulmonary embolism.

@article{Pengo2004IncidenceOC,
  title={Incidence of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension after pulmonary embolism.},
  author={Vittorio Pengo and Anthonie W. A. Lensing and Martin H. Prins and Antonio Marchiori and Bruce L Davidson and Francesca Tiozzo and Paolo Albanese and Alessandra Biasiolo and Cinzia Pegoraro and Sabino Iliceto and Paolo Prandoni},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={350 22},
  pages={2257-64}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTPH) is associated with considerable morbidity and mortality. Its incidence after pulmonary embolism and associated risk factors are not well documented. METHODS We conducted a prospective, long-term, follow-up study to assess the incidence of symptomatic CTPH in consecutive patients with an acute episode of pulmonary embolism but without prior venous thromboembolism. Patients with unexplained persistent dyspnea during follow-up… CONTINUE READING
Highly Influential
This paper has highly influenced 35 other papers. REVIEW HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL CITATIONS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 552 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 16 references

Deep - vein thrombosis

  • SZ Goldhaber
  • Lancet
  • 1999

Pulmonary embolism

  • CM Otto
  • N Engl J Med
  • 1998

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…