MASSIVE PULMONARY EMBOLISM IN OLDER PATIENT: SURVIVAL DESPITE STATISTIC DATA

  • O. S. Makharynska V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv, Ukraine https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5326-1587
  • O. V. Doroshenko 25 Kharkiv city clinical multidisciplinary hospital, Kharkiv, Ukraine
  • M. Rahul V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Keywords: pulmonary thromboembolism, massive, older age, treatment, disease prevention

Abstract

Massive pulmonary thromboembolism is presented in this article on example of clinical case. Clinical investigation, prognosis evaluation tools, diagnosis and acute phase treatment along with prevention of recurrent episode of pulmonary embolism presented. Observed and described clinical case of pulmonary embolism in older patient, when patient was mistakenly diagnosed in emergency department as acute coronary syndrome patient.

Not every case in medical practice are clearly understandable from the first view, but in the case of diagnostic difficulties, attention should be paid to the possible presence of the main risk factors for thromboembolic complications, the auscultators pattern in the lungs, and the possibility of developing PE (usage of widely unknown prognostic scales makes the task of physician easier and diagnosis evaluation more clear) in each clinical case.

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Author Biographies

O. S. Makharynska, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv, Ukraine

Svobody sq., 6, Kharkiv, 61022, Ukraine

 
O. V. Doroshenko, 25 Kharkiv city clinical multidisciplinary hospital, Kharkiv, Ukraine

Avenue Alexandrovsky, 122, Kharkiv, Kharkiv region, 61000

M. Rahul, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv, Ukraine

Svobody sq., 6, Kharkiv, 61022, Ukraine

 

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Published
2017-09-11
How to Cite
Makharynska, O. S., Doroshenko, O. V., & Rahul, M. (2017). MASSIVE PULMONARY EMBOLISM IN OLDER PATIENT: SURVIVAL DESPITE STATISTIC DATA. The Journal of V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Series "Medicine", (33), 76-80. Retrieved from https://periodicals.karazin.ua/medicine/article/view/9146
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Clinical case