A 57-year-old man undergoes total knee replacement for severe degenerative joint disease. Four days.

A 57-year-old man undergoes total knee replacement for
severe degenerative joint disease. Four days after surgery, he develops an
acute onset of shortness of breath and right-sided pleuritic chest pain. He is
now in moderate respiratory distress with a respiratory rate of 28/min, heart
rate of 120 bpm, and blood pressure of 110/70 mm Hg. Oxygen saturation is 90%
on room air. Lung examination is normal. Cardiac examination reveals
tachycardia but is otherwise unremarkable. The right lower extremity is
postsurgical, healing well, with 2+ pitting edema, calf tenderness, erythema,
and warmth;
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A 57-year-old man undergoes total knee replacement for
severe degenerative joint disease. Four days after surgery, he develops an
acute onset of shortness of breath and right-sided pleuritic chest pain. He is
now in moderate respiratory distress with a respiratory rate of 28/min, heart
rate of 120 bpm, and blood pressure of 110/70 mm Hg. Oxygen saturation is 90%
on room air. Lung examination is normal. Cardiac examination reveals
tachycardia but is otherwise unremarkable. The right lower extremity is
postsurgical, healing well, with 2+ pitting edema, calf tenderness, erythema,
and warmth; the left leg is normal. He has a positive Homan sign on the right.
Acute pulmonary embolism is suspected.

Questions

A. Where did the pulmonary embolism probably arise from?

B. What are this patient’s risk factors for thromboembolism?

C. What are the hemodynamic changes seen in acute pulmonary
embolism?

D. What changes might be expected in ventilation/perfusion
relationships and why?

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