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Pulmonary embolism is a disorder important to all physicians and therefore they all would do well to be familiar with this collection of papers, which was originally published as a symposium in Circulation in 1974.
The authors and specific topics were carefully chosen to provide experimental data for consideration as well as practical information regarding a contemporary overall approach to basic diagnosis and therapy of pulmonary embolic disease. Much of the discussion draws heavily on the urokinase pulmonary embolism trial, which was completed in 1973.
Practicing physicians will find the chapters on detection of deep venous thrombosis, the natural history
Pulmonary Emboli. A Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases Reprint.. Ann Intern Med. ;84:377. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-84-3-377_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1976;84(3):377.
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