Pulmonary embolism

pulmonary embolism: The obstruction of the pulmonary artery or one of its branches by an embolus, sometimes associated with infarction of the lung.

Endpoint definition

FinnGen phenotype data
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Filter registries Inpat., Oupat., Death

Hospital Discharge: ICD-10 I26
Hospital discharge: ICD-9 415
Hospital discharge: ICD-8 450
Cause of death: ICD-10 I26
Cause of death: ICD-9 415
Cause of death: ICD-8 450

Check pre-conditions None

Include endpoints None

Check conditions None

Apply sex-specific rule None

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Extra metadata

Level in the ICD hierarchy 3
First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF2
Parent code in ICD-10 I26-I28
Name in latin Embolia pulmonalis

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 5125 2658 2467
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 1.97 1.81 2.18
Mean age at first event (years) 61.70 60.44 63.05


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.06 4.33 [3.32, 5.65] 2.5e-27 1384
15 years - - - -
5 years - - - -
1 year - - - -


Index endpoint: I9_PULMEMB – Pulmonary embolism
GWS hits: 7

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Pulmonary embolism
after Pulmonary embolism

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Pulmonary embolism