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The superficial femoral vein (lateral vein) has the appearance of 2 parallel veins, when in fact, it is 1 lumen containing a chronic linear thrombus. 2008 Sep. 142(5):808-18. What is the treatment for children with sickle cell disease and pulmonary symptoms? True or false? How effective is the use of gradient compression stockings in reducing the risk of DVT? Stein PD, Woodard PK, Weg JG, Wakefield TW, Tapson VF, Sostman HD, et al. Delirium and pulmonary embolism in the elderly. Pulmonary Embolism Presenting as Flank Pain: A Case Series. [Guideline] Witt DM, Nieuwlaat R, Clark NP, Ansell J, Holbrook A, Skov J, et al. What is the relationship between pulmonary embolism (PE) and cancer? Lung infarction secondary to pulmonary embolism occurs rarely. [Guideline] Kearon C, Akl EA, Ornelas J, Blaivas A, Jimenez D, Bounameaux H, et al. [Medline]. J Thromb Haemost. What are challenges in the correct diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE)? 2008 Aug 15. 2016 Feb. 149 (2):315-52. 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While the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism is difficult to make due to nonspecific clinical findings, the most common symptoms include pleuritic chest pain and dyspnea associated with tachypnea. 359(26):2804-13. How is massive pulmonary embolism (PE) defined and what is the associated mortality rate? [Medline]. A pulmonary angiogram shows the abrupt termination of the ascending branch of the right upper-lobe artery, confirming the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism. NEXT QUESTION - - INDEX OF QUESTIONS - - EXAM MENU. 135 (7):648-655. Circulation. Massive pulmonary embolism has been defined by hemodynamic parameters and evidence of myocardial injury rather than anatomic findings because the former is associated with adverse outcomes. Vanni S, Polidori G, Vergara R, Pepe G, Nazerian P, Moroni F, et al. What are the intermediate-probability criteria for V/Q scanning diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE)? How does the presence of hyponatremia affect the prognosis of acute pulmonary embolism (PE)? 1998 Mar 23. Chapter 129 Pulmonary Vascular Disease Figure 129.5 The histological appearance of pulmonary edema. Carrascosa MF, Batán AM, Novo MF. How is the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE) confirmed? 113(4):577-82. D-dimer and exhaled CO2/O2 to detect segmental pulmonary embolism in moderate-risk patients. [Full Text]. Vanni S, Viviani G, Baioni M, Pepe G, Nazerian P, Socci F, et al. Autopsy proven pulmonary embolism in hospital patients: are we detecting enough deep vein thrombosis?. What are the key recommendations of the ACCP guidelines for antithrombotic thrombolytic therapy? Women. In the Emergency Ward her respiratory rate is 25/min. Hippisley-Cox J, Coupland C. Development and validation of risk prediction algorithm (QThrombosis) to estimate future risk of venous thromboembolism: prospective cohort study. d. The risk is same for both Men and Women. Lancet. 1997 May 15. [Medline]. 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Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP is a member of the following medical societies: American College of Chest Physicians, American College of Physicians, American Federation for Medical Research, American Thoracic SocietyDisclosure: Nothing to disclose. [Medline]. Wood KE. What is the efficacy of heparin therapy for pulmonary embolism (PE)? Pulmonary embolism refers to the obstruction of the pulmonary artery or one of its branches by a thrombus that originates somewhere in the venous system or in the right side of the heart. Why does pulmonary embolism (PE) often go untreated? N Engl J Med. Is pulmonary embolism (PE) more common in men or women? [Medline]. 182(9):1178-83. Kabrhel C, Varraso R, Goldhaber SZ, Rimm E, Camargo CA Jr. 6th ed. 2007 Sep. 48(9):1411-5. N Engl J Med. Am Heart J. A pulmonary embolism (PE) is the sudden blockage of a blood vessel in the lungs by an embolus. What are the differential diagnoses for Pulmonary Embolism (PE)? [Medline]. Patient History: Pulmonary Examination. 2006 Dec. 98(12):1967-72. How common is pulmonary embolism (PE) in children? ABGs evaluate oxygenation level, but they do not diagnose a pulmonary embolism. [Medline]. How is heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) treated? 2010 Sep 1. Question 3 A 9-year-old girl has complained of difficulty breathing for over the past week. How do elevated plasma levels of natriuretic peptides or lactate affect mortality in patients with pulmonary embolism (PE)? Executive summary: Antithrombotic Therapy and Prevention of Thrombosis, 9th ed: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines. [Medline]. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. [Medline]. Which test should be performed for patients with low-to-moderate probability of pulmonary embolism (PE)? [Medline]. Multidetector computed tomography for acute pulmonary embolism: diagnosis and risk stratification in a single test. How are D-dimer results used to diagnose pulmonary embolism (PE)? Rivaroxaban for thromboprophylaxis in acutely ill medical patients. I am confident that if you use this study guide to it’s fullest potential, you can easily ace your exams and even pass the board exams when that time comes. A perfusion defect is present in the left lower lobe, but perfusion to this lobe is intact, making this a high-probability scan. Prognostic value of plasma lactate levels among patients with acute pulmonary embolism: the thrombo-embolism lactate outcome study. a. What is the typical presentation of pulmonary embolism (PE)? What are the causes of pulmonary embolism (PE)? 1. [Full Text]. [Medline]. What are the ACEP guidelines for the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE)? What is the role of lab testing in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE)? 50(5):1062-4. Pulmonary embolism incidence is increasing with use of spiral computed tomography. 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How effective is pulmonary angiography in the detection of pulmonary embolism (PE)? Anticoagulation for three versus six months in patients with deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism, or both: randomised trial. This perfusion scan shows bilateral perfusion defects. Chest. Silicone pulmonary embolism: report of 10 cases and review of the literature. Presented at: 54th Annual Meeting and Exposition of the American Society of Hematology; December 8, 2012; Atlanta, Ga. [Full Text]. [Medline]. What patient factors are commonly used to determine if a venous thrombosis may lead to pulmonary embolism (PE)? 361(24):2342-52. [Medline]. Silverstein MD, Heit JA, Mohr DN, Petterson TM, O'Fallon WM, Melton LJ 3rd. Are white anti-embolic stockings (Ted hose) effective in the treatment of DVT and pulmonary embolism (PE)? [Full Text]. Lower-extremity venogram shows outlining of an acute deep venous thrombosis in the popliteal vein with contrast enhancement. 23-32. 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