Acute Pulmonary Embolism and its Management

  • Skill Level
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    57 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Pulmonary embolism (PE) affects around 1 in 1000 people every year in the US. It is the blockage in the pulmonary artery, which supplies blood to the lungs. PE is always challenging because it ranges from asymptomatic presentation to sudden death. Risk factors for PE are diversified, and the primary factor remains recent immobilization. PE remains a significant cause of preventable in-hospital mortality. read more »»

Symptoms are similar to other pulmonary diseases and can be challenging and difficult for health care professionals to diagnose. Learn more about pulmonary embolism and its importance, risk factors and stratification, diagnosis and clinical assessment of pulmonary embolism, investigations required, and a lot more.

Who should attend?

  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • AYUSH students
  • Students interested in Biological sciences

Key concepts covered include:

By the end of the course, you will be able to understand

  • Pulmonary embolism and its importance
  • Risk factors and stratification
  • Diagnosis and clinical assessment of pulmonary embolism
  • Investigations required and a lot more


Dr. Blessan Varghese

Consultant Cardiologist at Welcare Hospital, Kochi


Dr Blessan Varghese is a renowned interventional cardiologist with an experience of 10 years with expertise in diagnostic coronary angiography both radial & femoral route, Primary Angioplasty, Complex Angioplasty, cardiac catheterization, renal angiography & Pacemaker Implantation and Device therapy for ASD, PDA, and many more interventional procedures. Currently, he serves as a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Welcare Hospital, Kochi, and is the chief of interventional cardiology.

For: beginners

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