Does the Incidence and Mortality of Pulmonary Thromboembolism Change Over the Years?


OZSU S. S. , DURMUS Z. G. , COŞKUNER M. B. , BÜLBÜL Y., ÖZTUNA F., ÖZLÜ T.

TURKISH THORACIC JOURNAL, vol.18, no.3, pp.78-81, 2017 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/turkthoracj.2017.16050
  • Journal Name: TURKISH THORACIC JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.78-81
  • Keywords: Pulmonary thromboembolism, heparin, thrombolytic, mortality, incidence, TIME TRENDS, EMBOLISM
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: In the last 20 years, with the use of computed tomography (CT) angiography, the number of patients diagnosed with pulmonary thromboembolism (PTE) has increased. At the same time, data show that pulmonary embolism mortality has also reduced in this duration.