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Occurs when clot breaks free from distant site?
PE
Triad related to PE?
Virchows Triad
1. Venous stasis
2.Injury and inflammation
3. Hypercoaguable state
(pregnancy,cancer)
Tests used to dx PE?
CT,Angiogram,venogram,D-dimer
TX for PE?
Coumadin, Heparin
Measure of clot breakdown, used to dx PE?
D-dimer
Causes RV failure, HTN, and immediate death!
PE
Stabalizes PE, lets body break clot down
Heparin
Started at same time as heparin for PE prophylactis
Coumadin
Last ditch effort to save PE pts.
Thrombolytics
Used as prophylactic for PE, placed if coumadin/heparin are contraindicated
Vena Caval filter