Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia

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

Pulmonary embolism in anticoagulated burn patient: A case report


Mohamed AlHarbi1, Amr AlKouny2, Ayaz Ahmed2, Borhan Hazazi2 
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

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.


How to cite this article:
AlHarbi M, AlKouny A, Ahmed A, Hazazi B. Pulmonary embolism in anticoagulated burn patient: A case report.Saudi J Anaesth 2021;15:444-446


How to cite this URL:
AlHarbi M, AlKouny A, Ahmed A, Hazazi B. Pulmonary embolism in anticoagulated burn patient: A case report. Saudi J Anaesth [serial online] 2021 [cited 2022 Sep 25 ];15:444-446
Available from: https://www.saudija.org/article.asp?issn=1658-354X;year=2021;volume=15;issue=4;spage=444;epage=446;aulast=AlHarbi;type=0