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How do people die when they have a pulmonary thromboembolism?

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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
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In brief: Heart

Unable to pump blood effectively and lungs unable to oxygenate blood effectively if embolism to pulmonary arteries is large enough.

In brief: Heart

Unable to pump blood effectively and lungs unable to oxygenate blood effectively if embolism to pulmonary arteries is large enough.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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Dr. Charles Talakkottur
Internal Medicine
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In brief: BLOOD SUPPLY STOPS

It can stop the blood supply to the heart and or lungs.

In brief: BLOOD SUPPLY STOPS

It can stop the blood supply to the heart and or lungs.
Dr. Charles Talakkottur
Dr. Charles Talakkottur
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