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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


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Full text
https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehz405

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Scientific Presentation at ESC Congress 2019

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ESC TV Interview

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Slide set

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Guidelines version available to download
 2019
 Acute PE
 2019
 APE
 2019
 ESC Pocket Guidelines on Acute Pulmonary Embolism
 2019
 2019 Slide-set
App
 2019
 Acute PE Mobile App with interactive tools
 2019
 10 Commandments-APE
Previous version available to download
 2014
 Eur Heart J doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehu283
 2015
 doi.10.1093/eurheartj/ehu479
 2015
 APE
 2014
 Web Addenda
 2014
 40 Slides on Acute PE