Prognosis of Pulmonary embolism


About prognosis: The 'prognosis' of Pulmonary embolism usually refers to the likely outcome of Pulmonary embolism. The prognosis of Pulmonary embolism may include the duration of Pulmonary embolism, chances of complications of Pulmonary embolism, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Pulmonary embolism, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Pulmonary embolism. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

Deaths from Pulmonary embolism: 9,000 deaths (NHLBI 1999)
Complications: see complications of Pulmonary embolism
Last revision: June 12, 2003

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