About Pulmonary Embolism (PE)

Learning all you can about your condition is an important step in your journey. It may help you make sense of what’s happening in your body, guide your approach to treatment, and inform the health decisions you make next. Start with some of the content below.

The letters P & E; abbreviation for pulmonary embolism (PE)

What Is Pulmonary Embolism (PE)?

Understand what PE is, why it occurs, and what it means for your health.

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PE Facts & Fiction

Discover some common misconceptions about PE.

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Blood Thinners for PE

Evaluate different types of blood thinners, including XARELTO®.

Managing Risk for Recurrent PE

Understand what factors mean you have an ongoing risk for PE and how XARELTO® compares to aspirin.

A PE can be deadly. I was fortunate to survive this one.

Hear Tiffany describe her PE.