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

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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

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Embolism" returned 2729 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Weight-based contrast administration in the computerized tomography evaluation of acute pulmonary embolism: Challenges in optimizing imaging quality.
 

Author(s): Lisa Laurent, Ina Zamfirova, Suela Sulo, Pesach Baral

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Feb;96(5):e5972.

 

Compare individualized contrast protocol, or weight-based protocol, to standard methodology in evaluating acute pulmonary embolism.Retrospective chart review was performed on patients undergoing computed tomography angiography with standard contrast protocol (n = 50) or individualized ...

Last Updated: 2 Feb 2017

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Acute arterial embolism of left lower extremity caused by paradoxical embolism in Ebstein's anomaly: A case report.
 

Author(s): Jun-Sheng Li, Jie Ma, Zi-Xing Yan, Dong-Ming Cheng, Liang Chang, Hai-Chun Zhang, Jiang-Yan Liu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Feb;96(5):e5901.

 

Ebstein's anomaly is a benign and stable congenital heart disease for asymptomatic patients. Despite a low incidence of Ebstein's anomaly (EA), patients' quality of life can be badly affected by EA without positive surgical intervention. Especially EA is associated with other congenital ...

Last Updated: 2 Feb 2017

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Pulmonary Embolism in Patients Hospitalized for Syncope.
 

Author(s): Paolo Prandoni, Anthonie W A Lensing, Martin H Prins

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2017 02;376(5):497.

 

Last Updated: 1 Feb 2017

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Embolism" returned 273 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The Vulnerability of Vessels Involved in the Role of Embolism and Hypoperfusion in the Mechanisms of Ischemic Cerebrovascular Diseases.
 

Author(s): Yong Peng Yu, Lan Tan

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2016 ;2016():8531958.

 

Accurate definition and better understanding of the mechanisms of stroke are crucial as this will guide the effective care and therapy. In this paper, we review the previous basic and clinical researches on the causes or mechanisms of ischemic cerebrovascular diseases (ICVD) and interpret ...

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2016

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Bilateral Pulmonary Embolism Following a Viper Envenomation in France: A Case Report and Review.
 

Author(s): Géraldine Bart, Samuel Pineau, Charlotte Biron, Jérôme Connault, Mathieu Artifoni

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 May;95(19):e2798.

 

Complications following snake bites are not common in France. We report the case of a bilateral pulmonary embolism following a viper envenomation in France.A healthy 72-year-old female presented with a lower limb hematoma following a viper bite. She was admitted at the hospital 2 ...

Last Updated: 14 May 2016

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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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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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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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Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism by Doppler Signals
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Pulmonary Embolism

 

Last Updated: 7 Mar 2016

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Iodine Mapping Using Subtraction in Pulmonary Embolism CT Versus Dual-Energy CT
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pulmonary Embolism

 

Last Updated: 15 Sep 2016

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