pulmonary thromboembolism


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pulmonary thromboembolism

 Pulmonary embolism, 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'
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In conclusion, incorrect and unnecessary treatments can be avoided by distinguishing pulmonary emboli secondary to HCs from pulmonary thromboembolisms.
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With the approval of Xarelto for the treatment and secondary prevention of pulmonary thromboembolism and deep vein thrombosis, we can now provide physicians and patients in Japan with the first oral treatment without the need for injections.
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An autopsy showed the cause of death to be lower extremity phlehothrombosis with pulmonary thromboembolism of undetermined etiology.
Thoracic CT performed to investigate an associated pulmonary thromboembolism (PTE) was unremarkable.

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