Embolism

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Embolism

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Condition Specific Organizations

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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

A deep vein thrombosis (throm-BO-sis) is a blood clot that forms in a vein deep in the body. Most deep vein clots occur in the leg or hip veins. They also can occur in other parts of the body, such as arm, chest or other areas. Blood clots in the vei

Updated 13 Nov 2012

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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).

Updated 13 Nov 2012

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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

Updated 13 Nov 2012

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Embolism" returned 2772 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Paradoxical embolism: A report of 2 cases.
 

Author(s): Jie Geng, Hong-Yan Tian, Yan-Min Zhang, Sai He, Qiang Ma, Jun-Bo Zhang, Ya Liu, Hua Tian, Dan Zhang, Yan Meng

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Jun;96(26):e7332.

 

Paradoxical embolism (PDE) refers to direct passage of venous thrombi into the arterial circulation through an arteriovenous shunt.

Last Updated: 28 Jun 2017

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Risk factors and prognosis of pulmonary embolism in patients with lung cancer.
 

Author(s): Li Ma, Zhongguang Wen

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Apr;96(16):e6638.

 

Malignant tumors are often complicated with venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism (PE), particularly in lung cancer. However, owing to the limited data regarding the clinical course about PE in lung cancer patients, the aim of this study is to analyze the risk factors and prognosis ...

Last Updated: 19 Apr 2017

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Systemic Air Embolism Following Diagnostic Bronchoscopy.
 

Author(s): Taisuke Tsuji, Shoko Sonobe, Taro Koba, Toshiya Maekura, Naoko Takeuchi, Kazunobu Tachibana

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2017 ;56(7):819-821.

 

A 51-year-old man was admitted to have a nodule evaluated using chest computed tomography (CT). Shortly after curetting and transbronchial biopsies via bronchoscopy, hypotension, bradycardia, unconsciousness, and left hemiplegia appeared and resolved within one hour. Head CT showed ...

Last Updated: 6 Apr 2017

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Embolism" returned 279 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Interventional Therapy for Pulmonary Embolism.
 

Author(s): Alan B Lumsden, Erik Suarez

Journal: Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J. ;12(4):219-224.

 

Patients with pulmonary embolism (PE) present with highly variable clinical symptoms and often have accompanying comorbidities. Timely diagnosis and treatment are critical to help prevent recurrence and increased morbidity/mortality. While open surgical thrombectomy was once reserved ...

Last Updated: 14 Mar 2017

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Spontaneous dissecting aneurysm of the left atrium complicated by cerebral embolism: A report of two cases with review of literature.
 

Author(s): Jagdish C Mohan, Madhu Shukla, Vishwas Mohan, Arvind Sethi

Journal: Indian Heart J. 2016 Sep;68 Suppl 2():S140-S145.

 

Left atrial dissection is a very uncommon complication of cardiac surgery and usually causes significant hemodynamic compromise. Little is known about spontaneous dissection of the left atrium. Two patients, one middle-aged man and another elderly woman were evaluated following stroke. ...

Last Updated: 18 Oct 2016

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The Vulnerability of Vessels Involved in the Role of Embolism and Hypoperfusion in the Mechanisms of Ischemic Cerebrovascular Diseases.
 

Author(s): Yong Peng Yu, Lan Tan

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2016 ;2016():8531958.

 

Accurate definition and better understanding of the mechanisms of stroke are crucial as this will guide the effective care and therapy. In this paper, we review the previous basic and clinical researches on the causes or mechanisms of ischemic cerebrovascular diseases (ICVD) and interpret ...

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2016

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Efficacy and Safety of Half Dose Alteplase Added to Heparine, in Patients With Moderate Pulmonary Embolism
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Pulmonary Embolism

 

Last Updated: 13 Nov 2015

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Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism by Doppler Signals
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Pulmonary Embolism

 

Last Updated: 7 Mar 2016

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Last Updated: 1 Sep 2016

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