Submassive pulmonary embolism.

@article{Piazza2013SubmassivePE,
  title={Submassive pulmonary embolism.},
  author={Gregory Piazza},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2013},
  volume={309 2},
  pages={171-80}
}
The US Surgeon General estimates that 100,000 to 180,000 deaths occur annually from acute pulmonary embolism (PE) in the United States. The case of Ms A, a 60-year-old woman with acute PE and right ventricular dysfunction (submassive PE), illustrates the clinical challenge of identifying this high-risk patient population and determining when more aggressive immediate therapy should be pursued in addition to standard anticoagulation. The clinical examination, electrocardiogram, cardiac… CONTINUE READING
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