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 2881 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Prevalence of Pulmonary Embolism among Patients Hospitalized for Syncope.
 

Author(s): Paolo Prandoni, Anthonie W A Lensing, Martin H Prins, Maurizio Ciammaichella, Marica Perlati, Nicola Mumoli, Eugenio Bucherini, Adriana Visonà, Carlo Bova, Davide Imberti, Stefano Campostrini, Sofia Barbar,

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2016 Oct;375(16):1524-1531.

 

Background The prevalence of pulmonary embolism among patients hospitalized for syncope is not well documented, and current guidelines pay little attention to a diagnostic workup for pulmonary embolism in these patients. Methods We performed a systematic workup for pulmonary embolism ...

Last Updated: 31 Oct 2016

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Prognostic significance of fragmented QRS in acute pulmonary embolism.
 

Author(s): M Karaca, M A Tatlisu, K S Ozcan, B Gungor, E Bozbeyoglu, O Yildirimturk, E Arugaslan, A Zengin, A N Calik, Z Nurkalem, N Cam

Journal: Acta Cardiol. 2016 Aug;71(4):443-8.

 

Last Updated: 5 Sep 2016

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Pulmonary embolism with floating right atrial thrombus successfully treated with streptokinase: a case report.
 

Author(s): Sahela Nasrin, Fathima Aaysha Cader, Md Salahuddin, Tahera Nazrin, Masuma Jannat Shafi

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Massive pulmonary embolism (PE) is associated with significant mortality, especially if compounded by haemodynamic instability, right ventricular (RV) dysfunction and right atrial (RA) thrombus. Thrombolysis can be lifesaving in patients with major embolism and cardiogenic shock, ...

Last Updated: 28 Jul 2016

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Embolism" returned 284 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Prognostic models in acute pulmonary embolism: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Antoine Elias, Susan Mallett, Marie Daoud-Elias, Jean-Noël Poggi, Mike Clarke

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To review the evidence for existing prognostic models in acute pulmonary embolism (PE) and determine how valid and useful they are for predicting patient outcomes.

Last Updated: 30 Apr 2016

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Hemodialysis catheter-associated superior vena cava syndrome and pulmonary embolism: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Sritika Thapa, Peter B Terry, Biren B Kamdar

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Hemodialysis (HD) catheters are frequently inserted into the superior vena cava (SVC), and can lead to thrombotic complications. However, to our knowledge, HD catheter-related thrombosis leading to subsequent SVC syndrome, bacteremia, and pulmonary emboli has not been described.

Last Updated: 25 Apr 2016

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Guidance for the treatment of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
 

Author(s): Michael B Streiff, Giancarlo Agnelli, Jean M Connors, Mark Crowther, Sabine Eichinger, Renato Lopes, Robert D McBane, Stephan Moll, Jack Ansell

Journal: J. Thromb. Thrombolysis. 2016 Jan;41(1):32-67.

 

This guidance document focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of venous thromboembolism (VTE). Efficient, cost effective diagnosis of VTE is facilitated by combining medical history and physical examination with pre-test probability models, D dimer testing and selective use of confirmatory ...

Last Updated: 19 Jan 2016

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Nitric Oxide to Treat Pulmonary Embolism
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pulmonary Embolism

 

Last Updated: 9 Mar 2016

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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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