Embolism

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Embolism

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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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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

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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 2878 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Oxygen embolism caused by accidental subcutaneous injection of hydrogen peroxide during orthopedic surgery: A case report.
 

Author(s): Jinhun Chung, Minyoung Jeong

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Oct;96(43):e8342.

 

We report a 39-year-old male patient with a fracture of the right acetabulum undergoing open reduction and internal fixation with a plate under general anesthesia. At closure, the surgeons injected 0.75% ropivacaine into the subcutaneous tissue of the incision wound for postoperative ...

Last Updated: 25 Oct 2017

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Neck-to-shoulder pain as an unusual presentation of pulmonary embolism in a patient with cervical spinal cord injury: A case report.
 

Author(s): Dong Gyu Lee, Min Cheol Chang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Oct;96(42):e8288.

 

Information on referred pain can be helpful for diagnosing diseases of the visceral organs. Here, the authors report a patient with cervical spinal cord injury (SCI) who had referred pain at the right side from the neck to shoulder, as a presentation of pulmonary embolism (PE).

Last Updated: 19 Oct 2017

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Benefit of early discharge among patients with low-risk pulmonary embolism.
 

Author(s): Li Wang, Onur Baser, Phil Wells, W Frank Peacock, Craig I Coleman, Gregory J Fermann, Jeff Schein, Concetta Crivera

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Clinical guidelines recommend early discharge of patients with low-risk pulmonary embolism (LRPE). This study measured the overall impact of early discharge of LRPE patients on clinical outcomes and costs in the Veterans Health Administration population. Adult patients with ≥1 inpatient ...

Last Updated: 10 Oct 2017

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Embolism" returned 285 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Diagnostic value of PET/CT for giant cell arteritis combined with pulmonary embolism presenting: Case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Xiaoming Shu, Xiaoxiang Xu, Qinglin Peng, Xin Lu, Li Ma, Na Mi, Guochun Wang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Aug;96(31):e7651.

 

Giant cell arteritis (GCA) combined with concomitant pulmonary embolism (PE) is extremely difficult to diagnose because of its low incidence and atypical clinical presentations.

Last Updated: 2 Aug 2017

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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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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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Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of the Indigo Aspiration System in Acute Submassive Pulmonary Embolism
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Pulmonary Embolism

 

Last Updated: 24 Aug 2017

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Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism by Doppler Signals
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pulmonary Embolism

 

Last Updated: 27 Jul 2017

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