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PE

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for PERU.

Pe

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Republic of Peru. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Peruvian bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Peru. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Peru. Each department and the constitutional province has its own code with the prefix "PE." For example, the code for the Province of Cuzco is ISO 3166-2:PE-CUS.
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The global Phase 3 Hokusai-VTE study investigated 8,292 patients with either acute symptomatic deep vein thrombosis (DVT), pulmonary embolism (PE), or both.
Acute pulmonary embolism: clinical outcomes in the International Cooperative Pulmonary Embolism Registry (ICOPER).
Diagnosis of central pulmonary embolism with helical CT: Role of two-dimensional multiplanar reformations.
He had seen the patient and was alarmed by the high probability of pulmonary embolism and therefore had started him on the blood thinner heparin.
Doctors diagnosed a pulmonary embolism and she died two days later.
4) This case reiterates previous clinical observations and highlights the importance of considering pulmonary embolism in the differential of syncope.
Mayo Clinic physicians explain that signs of pulmonary embolism vary with the size, number and location of clots and the amount of lung tissue affected by lack of blood flow.
Depending on the size of the clot, it can be a life-threatening condition but with appropriate treatment, it is rare for DVT to lead to a pulmonary embolism.
Sir Edward was being treated in Salzburg for a minor stomach upset when the pulmonary embolism was discovered.
Sir Edward was flown by air ambulance from Salzburg yesterday after suffering a suspected pulmonary embolism - a blood clot on the lung.
The new study, conducted by researchers in France, reportedly found that all passengers who had pulmonary embolism and then developed a stroke after a long-haul flight had a patent foramen ovale - an opening between two chambers in the heart that is present in about 30% of the general population.
based in Gaithersburg, MD, has acquired exclusive rights from the University of California to a proprietary test and related technology designed to improve the diagnosis and medical care of patients with venous thromboembolic (VTE) disease, which includes deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism.

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