How is pulmonary embolism diagnosed?

Dr. Rajesh Chawla, Senior Consultant, Institutes of Critical Care Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi, will discuss how to diagnose pulmonary embolism. Pulmonary embolism is a condition where an obstruction is present in vessels of heart and there is shock in the perfusion of the lungs. It is an embolism in the pulmonary artery and can result in death if it is severe. Dr. Chawla will further explain the mild and massive pulmonary embolism and the management of embolism. He will also talk on anticoagulants which are used to treat embolism.