Last updated on February 2020

Contemporary Clinical Management Of Acute Pulmonary Embolism

Brief description of study

Acute pulmonary embolism is a potentially life-threatening disease with short-term mortality ranges from less than 1% to more than 30% during the hospital stay. Recent guidelines recommend to tailor diagnosis hospitalization and acute treatment based on the estimated risk for short-term Death.

The assessment of the contemporary clinical management of patients with acute pulmonary embolism across different specialties would be of crucial value.

Detailed Study Description

This is a prospective, non-interventional, multicenter study in patients with acute pulmonary embolism admitted to Cardiology, Emergency and Internal Medicine Departments in Italy.

The aim of the study is to assess contemporary management strategies in patients with acute pulmonary embolism in terms of diagnosis, risk stratification, hospitalization and treatment in Italy and assess

  1. their association with in-hospital and 30-day mortality and
  2. their adherence to current guidelines of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT03631810

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