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What is the outlook for pulmonary embolism?

If treated early, the majority of people with pulmonary embolism will make a full recovery. If left untreated, there is a significant risk of death.

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Author: Dr Idan Ben-Barak PhD, MSc, BSc (Med)
First answered: 11 Jul 2015
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Bronchiectasis


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