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Émbolo pulmonar - Symptom

Nombres alternativos

Tromboembolia venosa; Coágulo sanguíneo en los pulmones; Coágulo sanguíneo pulmonar; Émbolo; Émbolo tumoral; Embolia pulmonar

Síntomas:

Otros síntomas que pueden ocurrir son:

Signos y exámenes:

El médico llevará a cabo un examen físico y hará preguntas acerca de los síntomas y la historia clínica.

Se pueden realizar los siguientes exámenes de laboratorio para ver qué tan bien están funcionando los pulmones:

  • Gasometría arterial
  • Oximetría del pulso

Los siguientes exámenes imagenológicos pueden ayudar a determinar dónde se localiza el coágulo sanguíneo:

Otros exámenes que se pueden hacer son:

Referencias

Anderson DR, Kahn SR, Rodger MA, et al. Computed tomographic pulmonary angiography vs ventilation-perfusion lung scanning in patients with suspected pulmonary embolism: a randomized controlled trial.JAMA. 2007;298(23):2743-2753.

Kline JA, Courtney DM, Kabrhel C, et al. Prospective multicenter evaluation of the pulmonary embolism rule out criteria. J Thromb Haemost. 2008;6(5):772-780.

Lim W, Crowther MA, Ginsberg JS. Venous thromboembolism. In: Hoffman R, Benz EJ Jr, Shattil SJ, et al, eds. Hoffman Hematology: Basic Principles and Practice. 5th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier; 2008:chap 135.

Righini M, Le Gal G, Aujesky D, et al. Diagnosis of pulmonary embolism by multidetector CT alone or combined with venous ultrasonography of the leg: a randomised non-inferiority trial. Lancet. 2008;371(9621):1343-1352.

Snow V, Qaseem A, Barry P, et al. Management of venous thromboembolism: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians. Ann Intern Med. 2007;146(3):204-210.

Tapson VF. Pulmonary embolism. In: Goldman L, Ausiello D, eds. Cecil Medicine. 23rd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007:chap 99.

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