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Revisiting One of the Dreaded Outcomes of the Current Pandemic: Pulmonary Embolism in COVID-19

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Corpus Christi Medical Center, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Corpus Christi, TX 78412, USA
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Department of Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
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Received: 2 November 2020 / Revised: 29 November 2020 / Accepted: 30 November 2020 / Published: 3 December 2020
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Pulmonary Embolism Research)
Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a commonly encountered clinical entity in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Up to 1/3 of patients have been found to have PE in the setting of COVID-19. Given the novelty of the virus causing this pandemic, it has not been easy to address diagnostic and management issues in PE. Ongoing research and publications of the scientific literature have helped in dealing with COVID-19 lately and this applies to PE as well. In this article, we attempt to succinctly yet comprehensively discuss PE in patients with COVID-19 with a review of the prevailing literature. View Full-Text
Keywords: COVID-19; pulmonary embolism; anticoagulation; thrombolytic; SARS-CoV-2; DVT; thromboembolic disorder; pandemic COVID-19; pulmonary embolism; anticoagulation; thrombolytic; SARS-CoV-2; DVT; thromboembolic disorder; pandemic
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Sharma, M.; Surani, S. Revisiting One of the Dreaded Outcomes of the Current Pandemic: Pulmonary Embolism in COVID-19. Medicina 2020, 56, 670. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/medicina56120670

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Sharma M, Surani S. Revisiting One of the Dreaded Outcomes of the Current Pandemic: Pulmonary Embolism in COVID-19. Medicina. 2020; 56(12):670. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/medicina56120670

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Sharma, Munish, and Salim Surani. 2020. "Revisiting One of the Dreaded Outcomes of the Current Pandemic: Pulmonary Embolism in COVID-19" Medicina 56, no. 12: 670. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/medicina56120670

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