Management strategies and determinants of outcome in acute major pulmonary embolism: results of a multicenter registry.

@article{Kasper1997ManagementSA,
  title={Management strategies and determinants of outcome in acute major pulmonary embolism: results of a multicenter registry.},
  author={Wolfgang Kasper and Stavros V. Konstantinides and Annette Geibel and M. Olschewski and Fritz Heinrich and Karl-Heinz Grosser and Klaus Rauber and Stein Iversen and M Redecker and Joachim Kienast},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={1997},
  volume={30 5},
  pages={1165-71}
}
OBJECTIVES The present study investigated current management strategies as well as the clinical course of acute major pulmonary embolism. BACKGROUND The clinical outcome of patients with acute pulmonary embolism who present with overt or impending right heart failure has not yet been adequately elucidated. METHODS The 204 participating centers enrolled a total of 1,001 consecutive patients. The inclusion criteria were based on the clinical findings at presentation and the results of… CONTINUE READING
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