- •One in five patients suffers from depression or anxiety after pulmonary embolism.
- •Association of risk stratification and depression decreases over time.
- •Persistent dyspnoea is associated with emotional harm 2 years after the acute event.
- •Careful monitoring the mental health of patients with pulmonary embolism is needed.
Abbreviations:BMI (body mass index), CRQ (Chronic Respiratory Disease Questionnaire), HADS (Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale), IQR (interquartile range), LEA (Lungenembolie Augsburg study), LRT (likelihood ratio test), sPESI (simplified pulmonary embolism severity index), PE (pulmonary embolism), PEmb-QoL (Pulmonary Embolism Quality of Life), VTE (venous thromboembolism)
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