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Table 5 Summary of retrospective studies on 3-month follow-up of patients with sub-segmental pulmonary embolism

From: Management of venous thromboembolism: an update

Study Musset et al. Eyer et al. Donato et al. Pena et al. Mehta et al. Goy et al. Ghazvinian et al.
Year of Publication [Ref] 2002 [59] 2005 [60] 2010 [61] 2012 [62] 2014 [63] 2015 [64] 2016 [65]
Method of Detection SDCT MDCT MDCT MDCT MDCT MDCT V/P SPECT
Number of Patient with Positive CTPA 360 499 1463 724 NAb 550 NAb
Number of Patients with SSPE n/N (%) 12 (3.3) 67 (13.4) 93 (6.4) 70 (9.6) 32 (100) 82 (15) 54 (100)
Number of Untreated SSPE (%) 9 (75) 25 (37.3) 22 (22.9) 18 (25.7) 12 (37.5) 39 (47.6) 54 (100)
VTE (%) 0 0 0 0 0 0 4a
  1. CTPA computed tomography pulmonary angiography, NA not applicable, MDCT multi-detector computed tomography pulmonary angiography, SDCT single-detector computed tomography pulmonary angiography, SSPE sub-segmental pulmonary embolism, V/P SPECT ventilation/perfusion singe photon emission computed tomography, VTE venous thromboembolism
  2. aTwo patients were diagnosed with a DVT
  3. bOnly examined patients with SSPE