Prognostic significance of free-floating right heart thromboemboli in acute pulmonary embolism: results from the Italian Pulmonary Embolism Registry.

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The exact prevalence of mobile right heart thromboemboli (RHTh) in patients with pulmonary embolism (PE) is unknown, depending upon PE severity and the use of early echocardiography. Similarly, the mortality rate is variable, though RHTh detection appears to substantially increase the risk of death in patients with PE. The aim of this study was to assess… (More)
DOI: 10.1160/TH13-04-0303

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