Table 3– Pulmonary embolism (PE)-related complications in the cohort of normotensive patients with acute symptomatic PE during 30 days of follow-up
Patients
Cohort n2874
PE-related complications#198 (6.9)
All-cause death176 (6.1)
PE-related death90 (3.1)
Haemodynamic collapse122 (4.2)
Nonfatal recurrent PE18 (0.6)
  • Data are presented as n (%) unless otherwise stated. #: PE-related mortality, haemodynamic collapse or recurrent PE; patients may have more than one event fulfilling the definition of PE-related complications. : at least one of systolic blood pressure <90 mmHg for ≥15 min, need for catecholamine administration because of persistent arterial hypotension or shock, need for endotracheal intubation, or need for cardiopulmonary resuscitation.