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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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

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The terms "Embolism" returned 3029 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Cerebral air embolism following an endoscopic variceal ligation: A case report.
 

Author(s): Xue-Song Bai, Bo Yang, Yi-Jun Yu, Hong-Lan Liu, Zi Yin

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Jun;97(23):e10965.

 

Cerebral air embolism (CAE) is a rare but potentially devastating complication of endoscopic procedures. Only 3 cases, to our knowledge, have been reported.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Pulmonary embolism presenting with itinerant chest pain and migratory pleural effusion: A case report.
 

Author(s): Wei Li, Chen Chen, Mo Chen, Tong Xin, Peng Gao

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Jun;97(22):e10944.

 

Pulmonary embolism (PE) presents with complex clinical manifestations ranging from asymptomatic to chest pain, hemoptysis, syncope, shock, or sudden death. To the authors' knowledge, itinerant chest pain has not been reported as sign or symptom of PE.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Comments on "Knowledge Translation of the PERC Rule for Suspected Pulmonary Embolism: A Blueprint for Reducing the Number of CT Pulmonary Angiograms".
 

Author(s): Jeffrey Dubin, Matthew Wilson, William Frohna

Journal: West J Emerg Med. 2018 05;19(3):474.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Embolism" returned 304 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Neurological symptoms and spinal cord embolism caused by endoscopic injection sclerotherapy for esophageal varices: A case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Shiqian Liu, Nannan Wu, Mingkai Chen, Xi Zeng, Fang Wang, Qian She

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 May;97(18):e0622.

 

Spinal cord embolism is a rare complication of endoscopic injection sclerotherapy (EIS).

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Pulmonary tumor embolism secondary to soft tissue and bone sarcomas: a case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Nicholas Latchana, Vincent C Daniel, Robert W Gould, Raphael E Pollock

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Tumor embolisms (TE) are an underappreciated source of pulmonary embolisms in sarcoma. Most evidence in the literature is limited to case reports and none have described the presence of TE secondary to myxofibrosarcoma. We report the first case of myxofibrosarcoma TE and perform a ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Diagnostic value of PET/CT for giant cell arteritis combined with pulmonary embolism presenting: Case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Xiaoming Shu, Xiaoxiang Xu, Qinglin Peng, Xin Lu, Li Ma, Na Mi, Guochun Wang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Aug;96(31):e7651.

 

Giant cell arteritis (GCA) combined with concomitant pulmonary embolism (PE) is extremely difficult to diagnose because of its low incidence and atypical clinical presentations.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Last Updated: 26 Mar 2018

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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: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pulmonary Embolism

 

Last Updated: 4 Feb 2018

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