Embolism

Common Name(s)

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).

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

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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 2846 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

An unusual case of hematuria in a young female: renal artery embolism, mitral stenosis, and sinus rhythm.
 

Author(s): Ashok Kumar, Aditya Kapoor, Sudeep Kumar

Journal: Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2016 Mar;27(2):398-401.

 

Renal artery embolism (RAE) is an uncommon entity that is most often secondary to a cardiac source. Most reported cases have been in patients with underlying atrial fibrillation (AF), and occurrence of RAE, especially in patients with valvular heart disease, and sinus rhythm is very ...

Last Updated: 21 Mar 2016

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Last Updated: 29 Mar 2016

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The Prevalence and Incidence of Atrial Fibrillation in Patients with Acute Pulmonary Embolism.
 

Author(s): Austin Chin Chwan Ng, Dona Adikari, David Yuan, Jerrett K Lau, Andy Sze Chiang Yong, Vincent Chow, Leonard Kritharides

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Symptomatic pulmonary embolism (PE) is a major cause of cardiovascular death and morbidity. Estimated prevalence and incidence of atrial fibrillation (AF) in developed countries are between 388-661 per 100,000, and 90-123 per 100,000 person-years respectively. However, the prevalence ...

Last Updated: 2 Mar 2016

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

Findings From 12-lead Electrocardiography That Predict Circulatory Shock From Pulmonary Embolism: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Jacob D Shopp, Lauren K Stewart, Thomas W Emmett, Jeffrey A Kline

Journal: Acad Emerg Med. 2015 Oct;22(10):1127-37.

 

Treatment guidelines for acute pulmonary embolism (PE) recommend risk stratifying patients to assess PE severity, as those at higher risk should be considered for therapy in addition to standard anticoagulation to prevent right ventricular (RV) failure, which can cause hemodynamic ...

Last Updated: 8 Oct 2015

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[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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Postoperative Acute Pulmonary Embolism Following Pulmonary Resections.
 

Author(s): Felix Samuel Shonyela, Shuangqiang Yang, Bo Liu, Jia Jiao

Journal: Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 ;21(5):409-17.

 

Postoperative acute pulmonary embolism after pulmonary resections is highly fatal complication. Many literatures have documented cancer to be the highest risk factor for acute pulmonary embolism after pulmonary resections. Early diagnosis of acute pulmonary embolism is highly recommended ...

Last Updated: 22 Oct 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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