Outcome of pulmonary embolism and clinico-radiological predictors of mortality: Experience from a university hospital in Saudi Arabia

@inproceedings{Otair2014OutcomeOP,
  title={Outcome of pulmonary embolism and clinico-radiological predictors of mortality: Experience from a university hospital in Saudi Arabia},
  author={Hadil A. K. Al Otair and Ahmad Amer A Al-Boukai and Gehan Fawzy Ibrahim and Mashael K. Al Shaikh and Ahmed Yacoob Mayet and Mohamed S. Al-Hajjaj},
  booktitle={Annals of thoracic medicine},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVES The objective of this study is to determine the outcome of pulmonary embolism (PE) and the clinico-radiological predictors of mortality in a university hospital setting. METHODS A Prospective observational study conducted at King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh Saudi Arabia between January 2009 and 2012. A total of 105 consecutive patients (49.9 ± 18.7 years) with PE diagnosed by computed tomography pulmonary angiography were followed until death or hospital discharge. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING