Embolism

Common Name(s)

Embolism

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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).

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 1995 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Sudden death due to pulmonary embolism in north Tunisia: 37 cases study.
 

Author(s): Maha Shimi, Mohamed Allouche, Habib Ben Ahmed, Bilel Zoghlemi, Fatma Gloulou, Mahdi Ben Khelil, Ahmed Banasr, Mongi Zhioua, Anis Benzarti, Moncef Hamdoun, Hédi Baccar

Journal: Tunis Med. 2014 Oct;92(10):610-4.

 

To determine frequency of pulmonary embolism as the cause of sudden death and to study clinical, epidemiological characteristics and risk factors.

Last Updated: 11 Apr 2015

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Successful recovery from an acute kidney injury due to amniotic fluid embolism.
 

Author(s): Katsuhito Ihara, Shotaro Naito, Tomokazu Okado, Tatemitu Rai, Yutaro Mori, Takayuki Toda, Shinichi Uchida, Sei Sasaki, Noriaki Matsui

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2015 ;54(1):49-54.

 

A 33-year-old Japanese woman at 40 weeks gestation visited the maternity hospital after imminent labor had begun. After the delivery, persistent bleeding developed resulting in hemorrhagic shock. Although the hemorrhage was eventually controlled, hepatic and renal dysfunction occurred, ...

Last Updated: 6 Mar 2015

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[Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis and pulmanary embolism in a child].
 

Author(s): Xi-Cheng Tao, De Wu, Zi-Yun Zhou, Ling-Ling Qian

Journal: Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2015 Jan;17(1):95-6.

 

Last Updated: 24 Jan 2015

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Embolism" returned 219 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The role of thrombolytic therapy in pulmonary embolism.
 

Author(s): Tzu-Fei Wang, Alessandro Squizzato, Francesco Dentali, Walter Ageno

Journal: Blood. 2015 Apr;125(14):2191-9.

 

Last Updated: 3 Apr 2015

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Direct oral anticoagulants in the treatment of venous thromboembolism, with a focus on patients with pulmonary embolism: an evidence-based review.
 

Author(s): Antonio Gómez-Outes, M Luisa Suárez-Gea, Ramón Lecumberri, Ana Isabel Terleira-Fernández, Emilio Vargas-Castrillón

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Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a relatively common cardiovascular emergency. PE and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) are considered expressions of the same disease, termed as venous thromboembolism (VTE). In the present review, we describe and meta-analyze the efficacy and safety data available ...

Last Updated: 18 Nov 2014

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Bilateral pulmonary embolism in an adolescent with sickle cell disease and a recent total hip arthroplasty: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Jeremy M Burnham, Marlene Broussard, Todd Milbrandt

Journal: Iowa Orthop J. 2014 ;34():107-10.

 

Pulmonary embolism is a life-threatening but treatable condition. Factors such as hypercoagulability and recent lower extremity surgery are associated with a higher incidence of thrombus formation and pulmonary embolism. Patients with sickle cell disease have a baseline hypercoaguable ...

Last Updated: 20 Oct 2014

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Gas Embolism With Use of Argon Plasma Coagulation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Embolism, Air

 

Last Updated: 21 Apr 2010

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Last Updated: 29 Sep 2014

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Efficacy of Prednisone in Patients With Severe Systemic Atheroembolism (Cholesterol Cristal Embolism)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cholesterol Embolism Systemic

 

Last Updated: 25 Feb 2015

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