ADVANCES IN RESPIRATORY MEDICINE, vol.87, no.2, pp.69-76, 2019 (Journal Indexed in ESCI)
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ADVANCES IN RESPIRATORY MEDICINE
chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension, red cell distribution width, pulmonary embolism, tricuspid annular plane systolic excursion, tricuspid jet velocity, FOLLOW-UP, DIAGNOSIS, MORTALITY, SURVIVAL, DOPPLER, HEART
Introduction: Pulmonary embolism (PTE) is a common cardiovascular emergency. We aimed to predict mortality in the acute phase and to assess the development of pulmonary hypertension in the chronic period with the combined use of red cell distribution width (RDW) and echocardiography (ECHO) for the prognosis of PTE.