Variation in Patient Backgrounds, Practice Patterns, and Outcomes of High-Risk Pulmonary Embolism in Japan.

Abstract

High-risk pulmonary embolism (PE) with hypotension, circulatory failure, or cardiac arrest is a rare, but life-threating condition. Many guidelines recommend that thrombolytic therapy is the first-line therapy for this condition and surgical embolectomy is an alternative treatment. However, nationwide data have been lacking on patient characteristics and… (More)
DOI: 10.1536/ihj.16-585

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