PTE

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PTE

Abbreviation for pulmonary thromboembolism or pulmonary thromboendarterectomy.

PTE

Abbreviation for:
percutaneous transcatheter embolisation
post-transplant erythrocytosis
post-traumatic epilepsy
proximal tubular epithelium
pulmonary thromboembolism, see there

PTE

 Pulmonary thromboembolism, see there.

pulmonary thromboembolism

; PTE a clot within deep leg veins (e.g. deep-vein thrombosis, in 80% of cases) or pelvis (15% of cases) detaches, and passes through the right side of the heart to blockage of the pulmonary artery; cause of 'second-class travel syndrome'