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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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 2715 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

What should be done in the event of simultaneous massive pulmonary embolism and myocardial infarction with ST elevation?
 

Author(s): Recep Akgedik, Zeki Yüksel Günaydın, Berna Botan Yıldırım, Canan Eren Dağlı, Osman Bektaş

Journal: Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2015 Dec;43(8):734-8.

 

Massive pulmonary embolism (MPE) and acute myocardial infarction (AMI) are life-threatening conditions with well-known diagnosis and treatment. Symptoms and findings such as dyspnea, chest pain, hypotension, ECG changes and elevation of cardiac enzymes are seen in both diseases. However, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 2015

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An Independent Risk of Gout on the Development of Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism: A Nationwide, Population-Based Cohort Study.
 

Author(s): Chien-Chung Huang, Po-Hao Huang, Jiunn-Horng Chen, Joung-Liang Lan, Gregory J Tsay, Hsiao-Yi Lin, Chun-Hung Tseng, Cheng-Li Lin, Chung-Yi Hsu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Dec;94(51):e2140.

 

Previous studies indicated that gout is a risk factor of cardiovascular diseases. This study aimed to determine if patients with gout have an increased risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism (PE).We used the Longitudinal Health Insurance Database, a subset of the ...

Last Updated: 25 Dec 2015

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Ultrasound Accelerated Thrombolysis May Be an Effective and Safe Treatment Modality for Intermediate Risk/Submassive Pulmonary Embolism.
 

Author(s): Caglar Ozmen, Ali Deniz, Rabia Eker Akilli, Onur Sinan Deveci, Caglar Emre Cagliyan, Halil Aktas, Aziz İnan Celik, Ayca Acikalin Akpinar, Nezihat Rana Disel, Hüseyin Tugsan Balli, İsmail Hanta, Mesut Demir, Ayhan Usal, Mehmet Kanadasi

Journal: Int Heart J. 2016 ;57(1):91-5.

 

Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a potentially life-threatening condition and the fact that 90% of PE originate from lower limb veins highlights the significance of early detection and treatment of deep vein thrombosis. Massive/high risk PE involving circulatory collapse or systemic arterial ...

Last Updated: 19 Jan 2016

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Embolism" returned 266 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Thrombolytic therapy for submassive/ intermediate risk Pulmonary Embolism Evidence and suggestions after PEITHO trial].
 

Author(s): Arnaldo Marín V, José Tomás Gazmuri B, Max Andresen V, Max Andresen

Journal: Rev Med Chil. 2015 Jul;143(7):895-904.

 

Therapy for submassive pulmonary embolism (intermediate risk), remains controversial. New evidence has appeared that may help us in the process of decision making. We review the relevant literature, outline prognostic factors, and discuss current recommendations and controversies ...

Last Updated: 12 Sep 2015

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Diagnostic prediction models for suspected pulmonary embolism: systematic review and independent external validation in primary care.
 

Author(s): Janneke M T Hendriksen, Geert-Jan Geersing, Wim A M Lucassen, Petra M G Erkens, Henri E J H Stoffers, Henk C P M van Weert, Harry R Büller, Arno W Hoes, Karel G M Moons

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To validate all diagnostic prediction models for ruling out pulmonary embolism that are easily applicable in primary care.

Last Updated: 9 Sep 2015

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Role of Transthoracic Lung Ultrasonography in the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
 

Author(s): Libing Jiang, Yuefeng Ma, Changwei Zhao, Weifeng Shen, Xia Feng, Yongan Xu, Mao Zhang

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Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a potentially life-threatening condition. Although computed tomography pulmonary angiography (CTPA) is the reference standard for diagnosis, its early diagnosis remains a challenge, and the concerns about the radiation exposures further limit the general ...

Last Updated: 16 Jun 2015

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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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Ruling Out Pulmonary Embolism During Pregnancy:a Multicenter Outcome Study
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pulmonary Embolism; Deep Vein Thrombosis

 

Last Updated: 27 May 2015

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Nitric Oxide to Treat Pulmonary Embolism
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pulmonary Embolism

 

Last Updated: 9 Mar 2016

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