Analysis of environmental risk factors for pulmonary embolism: A case-crossover study (2001–2013)

Published: 21 March 2016
Author(s): Javier de Miguel-Díez, Rodrigo Jiménez-García, Ana López de Andrés, Valentín Hernández-Barrera, Pilar Carrasco-Garrido, Manuel Monreal, David Jiménez, Luis Jara-Palomares, Alejandro Álvaro-Meca
Issue: March 2016
Section: Original Article

The relationship between environmental factors and pulmonary embolism (PE) has received little attention. The aim of this study was to estimate the influence of climatological factors and air pollution levels on PE in Spain from 2001 to 2013.