Since the report of the first case of COVID-19 in Wuhan, China, on December 31, 2019, several associated thrombotic complications have been reported, mainly venous thromboembolic events, and myocardial infarctions, in addition to peripheral arterial thrombosis and cerebral vascular events, which have been attributed to a hypercoagulable state. We aimed to know the prevalence and prognostic biomarkers in patients with pulmonary thromboembolism (PE) and SARS Cov-2 pneumonia. Hospitalized patients with SARS Cov-2 pneumonia who have had clinical, biomarker, and imaging data (chest angiography) of pulmonary thromboembolism were included. Descriptive statistics and incidence rates were calculated. For the analysis between the groups, the paired Student’s t and the Wilcoxon test were performed. CT angiography was performed on 26 patients at our institution, with a diagnosis of severe pneumonia secondary to SARS-CoV2. 9 of the patients (34.6%) had a venous thromboembolic disease. Type 2 DM was the most frequent comorbidity up to 55.5% of the total; it was followed by obesity and overweight in 55.5%, and in third place, by systemic arterial hypertension in 33.3% of the cases, 1 (11.1%) patient had chronic kidney disease and 1 (11.1%) patient with a history of cancer, only one patient met criteria and was treated with thrombolysis. 6 (66.6%) of the patients had segmental PE, 3 (33.3%) patients had subsegmental PE, and 4 (44.4%) patients presented pulmonary infarction.Copyright © 2022. Published by Elsevier Inc.
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