Pulmonary thromboembolism

Introduction Pulmonary thromboembolism is a clinically significant obstruction of a part or the whole of the pulmonary arterial tree usually by thrombus that becomes detached from its sites of formation outside the lung. The emboli is swept downstream until it is arrested at points of intrapulmonary vascular narrowing. Predisposing factors for pulmonary thromboembolism The virchow’s … Read more