Pulmonary embolism(PE) has a high mortality, particularly in the elderly patients. Higher sPESI, presence of co-morbidities, as well as high BUN and CRP levels are associated with increased mortality risk in elderly PE cases.
Objective: To determine clinical, radiological, and laboratory findings as well as mortality rates in younger and older patients with pulmonary embolism (PE) and investigate risk factors associated with mortality in elderly patients.
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