Embolism

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Embolism

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Following organizations serve the condition "Embolism" for support, advocacy or research.

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AFE Foundation

Our mission is to spur research, raise public awareness and provide support for those whose lives have been touched by the often-fatal maternal health complication known as amniotic fluid embolism (AFE).

Last Updated: 26 Nov 2012

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APS Foundation of America, Inc.

The APS Foundation of America, Inc. is dedicated to fostering and facilitating joint efforts in the areas of education, public awareness, research and patient services in an effective and ethical manner.

Last Updated: 12 Aug 2013

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Embolism" for support, advocacy or research.

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AFE Foundation

Our mission is to spur research, raise public awareness and provide support for those whose lives have been touched by the often-fatal maternal health complication known as amniotic fluid embolism (AFE).

http://www.afesupport.org

Last Updated: 26 Nov 2012

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APS Foundation of America, Inc.

The APS Foundation of America, Inc. is dedicated to fostering and facilitating joint efforts in the areas of education, public awareness, research and patient services in an effective and ethical manner.

http://www.apsfa.org

Last Updated: 12 Aug 2013

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Deep Vein Thrombosis

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APS Foundation of America, Inc Fan Page

The APS Foundation of America, Inc. is the leading United States nonprofit health agency dedicated to bringing national awareness to Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome (APS).

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APS Friends & Support Forum

Are you looking for Support for Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome, APS, APLS, APLA, Hughes Syndrome, or Sticky Blood? Well you've come to the right place! This is an private forum for people who have Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome, friends, fam

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Embolism" returned 2009 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The predictive value of ventilation-perfusion scanning for the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism in patients with impaired renal function.
 

Author(s): George Habib, Munir Nashashibi, Sara Gips

Journal: Isr. Med. Assoc. J.. 2014 Apr;16(4):239-43.

 

Computed tomography pulmonary angiography (CTPA) is considered the method of choice for diagnosing pulmonary embolism (PE). In most patients with impaired renal function, ventilation-perfusion (V/Q) scanning is the preferred modality.

Last Updated: 19 May 2014

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Surgical treatment of right atrial myxoma and pulmonary embolism.
 

Author(s): Song Gu, Yan Liu, Jun Yan, Xitao Zhang, Jie Gao, Yue Xin, Pixiong Su

Journal: Chin. Med. J.. 2014 ;127(1):187-8.

 

Last Updated: 3 Jan 2014

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Normal blood D-dimer concentrations: do they exclude pulmonary embolism?
 

Author(s): Zhiguo Guo, Qingbian Ma, Yaan Zheng, Yumei Zhang, Hongxia Ge

Journal: Chin. Med. J.. 2014 ;127(1):18-22.

 

Although pulmonary embolism (PE) with normal blood D-dimer (DD) concentrations is considered rare, in practice the incidence may be greater than is generally believed. Overlooking PE is potentially dangerous. The aim of this study was to explore the incidence and clinical features ...

Last Updated: 3 Jan 2014

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The terms "Embolism" returned 212 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Management dilemmas in acute pulmonary embolism.
 

Author(s): Robin Condliffe, Charlie A Elliot, Rodney J Hughes, Judith Hurdman, Rhona M Maclean, Ian Sabroe, Joost J van Veen, David G Kiely

Journal: Thorax. 2014 Feb;69(2):174-80.

 

Physicians treating acute pulmonary embolism (PE) are faced with difficult management decisions while specific guidance from recent guidelines may be absent.

Last Updated: 16 Jan 2014

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Massive pulmonary air embolism during the implantation of pacemaker, case reports and literature analysis.
 

Author(s): P-X Xiao, Z-Y Hu, H Zhang, C Pan, B-X Duan, S-L Chen

Journal: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2013 Dec;17(23):3157-63.

 

Pacemaker implantation has developed into a mature technology, meanwhile, implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICD) and cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT), as extended pace making technology, are both carried out in rising frequency. Massive pulmonary air embolism is a rare ...

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2013

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[Controversies in massive pulmonary embolism].
 

Author(s): Marcelo Mercado, Andrés Aizman, Max Andresen

Journal: Rev Med Chil. 2013 Apr;141(4):486-94.

 

Massive pulmonary embolism (PE) is associated with high mortality. There is still a broad assortment of severity classifications for patients with PE, which affects the choice of therapies to use. The main clinical criteria for defining a PE as massive is systemic arterial hypotension, ...

Last Updated: 31 Jul 2013

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Last Updated: 6 Mar 2013

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Incidence of Acute Cerebrovascular Events Using Either Minimized or Standard Cardiopulmonary Bypass Circuit
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Coronary Artery Disease; Acute Cerebrovascular Accident; Intracranial Embolism; Embolism, Air

 

Last Updated: 6 Oct 2009

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Nitric Oxide to Treat Pulmonary Embolism
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Pulmonary Embolism

 

Last Updated: 5 Sep 2013

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