Conservatively managed saddle pulmonary embolism

Anna Meta Dyrvig Kristensen, Victoria Rosberg, Jacob Juel, Manan Pareek

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Massive, submassive, and nonmassive pulmonary embolism relate to the hemodynamic state, while saddle pulmonary embolus is a purely radiologic term. Patients with saddle embolus often present with hemodynamic compromise. However, treatment depends on the clinical presentation, and stable patients with a saddle pulmonary embolus can respond well to conventional anticoagulation.

Original languageEnglish
JournalClinical Case Reports
Issue number6
Pages (from-to)1259-1260
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2019


  • anticoagulants
  • computed tomography angiography
  • factor Xa inhibitors
  • fibrinolysis
  • pulmonary embolism


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