Article Abstract

Early post-traumatic pulmonary-embolism in patients requiring ICU admission: more complicated than we think!

Authors: Mabrouk Bahloul, Mariem Dlela, Nadia Khlaf Bouaziz, Olfa Turki, Hedi Chelly, Mounir Bouaziz


We read with interest the article entitled “Prevalence and main determinants of early post-traumatic thromboembolism in patients requiring ICU admission” (1). In this retrospective study, Kazemi Darabadi et al. (1) had included to their database, the records of 240 trauma-patients requiring ICU admission, with a confirmed diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE).