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Echocardiographic Criteria of Kurnicka et al for Acute Pulmonary Embolism with Hemodynamic Instability

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Cardiology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Pulmonology & Critical Care

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Description:

Kurnicka et al identified changes on transthoracic echocardiography (TEE) associated with an acute pulmonary embolism. Most patients with pulmonary emboli show either no significant or only incidental changes on TEE but a subset show hemodynamic instability. The authors are from the Medical University of Warsaw.

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