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2019 Guidelines on Acute Pulmonary Embolism (Diagnosis and Management of)

ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines

This document follows the previous ESC guidelines focusing on the clinical management of pulmonary embolism (PE) published in 2000, 2008, and 2014. Many recommendations have been retained or their validity has been reinforced; however, new data have extended or modified our knowledge in respect of the optimal diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of patients with PE.

These new aspects have been integrated into previous knowledge to suggest optimal and — whenever possible — objectively validated management strategies for patients with suspected or confirmed PE.

Clinical
Pulmonary Embolism
Acute Cardiac Care
Valvular, Myocardial, Pericardial, Pulmonary, Congenital Heart Disease
Pulmonary Hypertension
Venous Thromboembolism
Pulmonary Circulation, Pulmonary Embolism, Right Heart Failure
Guidelines version available to download
Published in 2019
Reference Acute PE
Published in 2019
Reference APE
Published in 2019
Reference ESC Pocket Guidelines on Acute Pulmonary Embolism
Published in 2019
Reference 2019 Slide-set
App
Published in 2019
Reference Acute PE Mobile App with interactive tools
Published in 2019
Reference 10 Commandments-APE
Previous version available to download
Published in 2014
Reference Eur Heart J doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehu283
Published in 2015
Reference doi.10.1093/eurheartj/ehu479
Published in 2015
Reference APE
Published in 2014
Reference Web Addenda
Published in 2014
Reference 40 Slides on Acute PE