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Blood & Clots Series: Subsegmental PE – To Treat or Not To Treat?

In Blood & Clots, Medical Concepts by Carolyne ElbazLeave a Comment

All the content from the Blood & Clots series can be found here. CanMEDS Roles addressed: Medical expert, scholar Main Messages   Improved technology has led to an increase in the detection of subsegmental PE (SSPE)   An algorithmic approach can help identify patients who will benefit from anticoagulation: generally those with concomitant DVTs and patients with additional risk factors for progression  There is clinical equipoise regarding the decision to anticoagulate in this case, and …