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What does PE stand for?

PE stands for Pulmonary Embolism


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Deep vein thrombosis, which can cause pain in the legs, is an early form of VTE, while pulmonary embolism is a frequently fatal, advanced form of the condition caused by a clot that travels to the lungs.
With accessible and fully updated text and clear illustrations he covers the prevalence, risks and prognosis of pulmonary embolism and deep venous thrombosis (including resolution of pulmonary embolism and the seasonal nature of venous thrombosis disease), diagnosis of deep venous thrombosis and acute pulmonary embolism (including detailed studies of imagery and other techniques) and preventative measures for both, including the efficacy of new and old anticoagulants.
They couldn't rule out pulmonary embolism because his size had hampered the work-up.