Pulmonary Embolism in Old Age: Has It Any Exceptionality And Uniqueness?
|Year of publication||2016|
|Type||Chapter of a book|
|MU Faculty or unit|
|Description||Pulmonary embolism (PE) in the elderly means an immediate threat of life. Especially in very old age clinical signs of PE are non-specific and could be both underdiagnosed and overdiagnosed. The significant share of the PE hospitalized patients is a group of people of advanced age (between 25-50%).|