Long term prognosis of acute pulmonary embolism

Published: 17 July 2019
Author(s): I. Guerreiro, H. Magalhães, S. Coelho, A. Ribeiro, S. Ferreira, E. Araújo, P. Bettencourt, P. Lourenço
Issue: July 2019
Section: Original Article

Acute pulmonary embolism (PE) can be fatal if left untreated. Long-term prognosis of acute PE in the 21st century has not been fully reported. We aimed to determine the long-term prognosis of patients hospitalized with acute PE and compare survivalof patients with idiopathic and secondary PE.