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Fatal Pulmonary Embolism and Surgery
Thrombosis and Haemostasis Vth Congress
Several studies have suggested that pulmonary embolism is an important cause of death in patients under going major surgery. These conclusions, however, are based on retrospective case-note analysis and the criteria for diagnosing fatal pulmonary embolism are often not defined. In this paper, we report the findings of a prospective, study involving 2,164 patients over the age of 40 undergoing major surgery. Age, sex, blood group, type of operation performed, the presence of malignancy and ofdoi:10.1055/s-0039-1689614 fatcat:2glkrudza5ckfl2745qkdpdw6u