Year : 2021  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 444-446

Pulmonary embolism in anticoagulated burn patient: A case report

1 Department of Anesthesiology, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2 Department of Anaethesia, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Amr AlKouny
Department of Anaethesia, King Abdulaziz Medical City, P.O. Box: 22490, Riyadh - 11426
Saudi Arabia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/sja.sja_131_21

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Venous thromboembolism (VTE) represents a continuous threat to burn patients. While many thromboprophylaxis regimens exist, the best prevention protocol remains indefinable. We report a case of a burn patient who developed pulmonary embolism despite receiving VTE prophylaxis.

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