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Right ventricular wall thickness indexed to body surface area as an echocardiographic predictor of acute pulmonary embolism in high risk patients

Jerzy Wiliński1, Anna Skwarek1, Radosław Borek1, Ositadima Chukwu2, Katarzyna Ciuk2, Katarzyna Stolarz-Skrzypek3, Marek Rajzer3
DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0180
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Pubmed: 34904219
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  1. 1st Department of Internal Medicine with Cardiology Subdivision, Blessed Marta Wiecka District Hospital, Bochnia, Poland
  2. Jagiellonian University Medical College, Kraków, Poland
  3. 1st Department of Cardiology, Interventional Electrocardiology and Arterial Hypertension, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Kraków, Poland

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Title

Right ventricular wall thickness indexed to body surface area as an echocardiographic predictor of acute pulmonary embolism in high risk patients

Journal

Kardiologia Polska (Polish Heart Journal)

Issue

Online first

Article type

Short communication

Published online

2021-12-14

DOI

10.33963/KP.a2021.0180

Pubmed

34904219

Authors

Jerzy Wiliński
Anna Skwarek
Radosław Borek
Ositadima Chukwu
Katarzyna Ciuk
Katarzyna Stolarz-Skrzypek
Marek Rajzer

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