WILLIAM F. RENNER, M.D.
The problem of venous thrombosis with associated pulmonary embolism has received much attention in the medical literature of recent years. The great bulk of the literature has dealt with venous thrombosis of the secondary or complicating type, that is, venous thrombosis complicating surgery or delivery or occurring in the course of infectious disease or non-infectious systemic disease, particularly cardiac disease with congestive failure. Despite a number of excellent reports on the subject, it is not sufficiently well recognized that venous thrombosis with pulmonary embolism does occur in individuals who have not experienced recent surgery or childbirth, who do not have
RENNER WF. PULMONARY EMBOLISM WITH ACUTE COR PULMONALE AND EXTREMELY RAPID VENTRICULAR RATE IN A YOUNG, ACTIVE, APPARENTLY HEALTHY ADULT1. Ann Intern Med. ;31:1090–1097. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-31-6-1090
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1949;31(6):1090-1097.
Emergency Medicine, Pulmonary Embolism, Pulmonary/Critical Care, Venous Thromboembolism.
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