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By Paul D. Stein

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Essential source for clinicians and investigators  interested in pulmonary embolism and deep venous thrombosis

  • Highly illustrated with quite a few tables and graphs along transparent concise text
  • Includes chapters addressing pulmonary embolism (PE) and deep venous thrombosis (DVT) with regards to illnesses and issues resembling; continual center failure, melanoma, diabetes, stroke, power obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) and lots of more
  • Discusses the position the various instruments provided in imaging for PE, together with echocardiography, multidetector computed tomography (CT), unmarried photon emission computed tomography (SPECT), ventilation-perfusion (V-Q) imaging, twin strength CT, and magnetic resonance angiography
  • Contains 29 new chapters and comprises new content material on epidemiology of deep venous thrombosis; use of the hot anticoagulants (dabigatran, rivaroxaban, and apixaban) for DVT and PE; symptoms and effects with thrombolytic remedy and with vena cava filters; and data and symptoms for invasive mechanical thrombectomy and thrombolysis
  • Written via an across the world famous and revered specialist within the field

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7 Number of patients hospitalized in the United States from 1979 to 2006 with a principal diagnosis of DVT. There was no change of the incidence during this period. (Reprinted from Stein et al. 6). 7). 7). However, from 1979 through 2006, the population of the United States increased by 33% from 224,570,000 to 298,363,000 [15]. 8) [15]. 9). This was an increase from 505,676 patients in 2007. 5% of all emergency department visits. In 2012, 468,459 adults were seen in emergency departments with DVT and no diagnosis of PE (Stein PD, Matta F, unpublished data).

Pulmonary embolism and DVT at autopsy 17 33 Still WJ. An electron microscopic study of the organization of experimental thromboemboli in the rabbit. Lab Invest 1966; 15: 1492–1507. 34 Thomas DP, Gurewich V, Ashford TP. Platelet adherence to thromboemboli in relation to the pathogenesis and treatment of pulmonary embolism. N Engl J Med 1966; 274: 953–956. 35 Sevitt S, Gallagher N. Venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism: a clinico-pathological study in injured and burned patients. Br J Surg 1961; 48: 475–489.

47 Virchow R. Cellular Pathology as Based upon Physiological and Pathological Histology. J. & A. Churchill, Ltd, London, 1860: 197–203. Quoted from Gibbs in Reference [43]. 48 Welch WH. Thrombosis. , A System of Medicine, Vol. 6. Macmillan, New York, 1899: 180. 49 Homans J. Thrombosis of the deep veins of the lower leg causing pulmonary embolism. New Engl J Med 1934; 211: 993. M. Pulmonary embolism (PE) is the third most common acute cardiovascular disease after acute myocardial infarction and stroke [1].

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