Table 1

Characteristics of participants

Participant/sexAge in yearsTime since PE in monthsAdditional clinical information
1F7212Sudden collapse with cardiovascular compromise
2F3260Sudden dyspnoea during pregnancy
3F4460Progressive dyspnoea
4M6824Progressive dyspnoea
5M2924Progressive dyspnoea
6M5018Progressive dyspnoea. On life-long warfarin
7M5512Progressive dyspnoea. Initially resistant to warfarin. Receiving LMWH
8F26 9Progressive dyspnoea
9M2812Progressive dyspnoea with cardiovascular compromise
  • F, female; LMWH, low molecular weight heparin; M, male; PE, pulmonary embolism.