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Acute Pulmonary Embolism

Pulmonary embolism should be suspected in all patients who present with new or worsening dyspnea, chest pain, or sustained hypotension without a clear alternative cause. This review focuses on the optimal diagnostic strategy and management, according to the clinical presentation.




Giancarlo Agnelli, M.D., and Cecilia Becattini, M.D., Ph.D.


N Engl J Med 2010; 363:266-274 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMra0907731