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Prevalence of Pulmonary Embolism in Patients Admitted with COPD Exacerbations

Viernes, Mayo 28, 2021

A standardized screening algorithm detected PE in about 6% of hospitalized patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Incidence of pulmonary embolism (PE) in patients who are hospitalized with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) reportedly is as high as 16% (NEJM JW Emerg Med Oct 2016 and Chest 2017; 151:544).


Código de aprobación: PP-IMU-GLB-0111