TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.50, no.4, pp.963-968, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
HIF-1 alpha, pulmonary thromboembolism, hypoxia, ENDOTHELIAL GROWTH-FACTOR, VEGF, THROMBOSIS
Background/aim: Pulmonary embolism (PE) is associated with high morbidity and mortality rates if not diagnosed and treated rapidly. The aim of our study was to investigate the relationship between levels of hypoxia-induced factor-1 alpha (HIF-1 alpha) and clinical course and prognosis in patients with intermediate low-risk, intermediate high-risk, and high-risk PE.