The prevalence of pulmonary embolism and pulmonary hypertension in patients with type II diabetes mellitus.

@article{Movahed2005ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of pulmonary embolism and pulmonary hypertension in patients with type II diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Mohammed Reza Movahed and Mehrtash Hashemzadeh and Mazen M Jamal},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2005},
  volume={128 5},
  pages={3568-71}
}
BACKGROUND Patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) have a hypercoagulable state that may increase their risk for thromboembolism. However, the data about this association are contradictory in the literature. The goal of this study was to evaluate the occurrence of pulmonary embolism (PE) and pulmonary hypertension (PHT) in patients with DM after adjusting for coronary artery disease (CAD), congestive heart failure (CHF), hypertension, and smoking using a large database. METHOD We used patient… CONTINUE READING

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