Embolism

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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 2042 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Fibrinolysis for intermediate-risk pulmonary embolism.
 

Author(s): Guy Meyer, Eric Vicaut, Stavros V Konstantinides

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2014 Aug;371(6):581-2.

 

Last Updated: 7 Aug 2014

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Pulmonary bone cement embolism: CT angiographic evaluation with material decomposition using gemstone spectral imaging.
 

Author(s): Sun Huh, Heon Lee

Journal: Korean J Radiol. ;15(4):443-7.

 

We report a case of pulmonary bone cement embolism in a female who presented with dyspnea following multiple sessions of vertebroplasty. She underwent spectral CT pulmonary angiography and the diagnosis was made based on enhanced visualization of radiopaque cement material in the ...

Last Updated: 23 Jul 2014

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Assessment of right and left ventricular diastolic functions with tissue Doppler echocardiography in congestive heart failure patients with coexisting acute pulmonary embolism.
 

Author(s): Leszek Gromadziński, Ryszard Targoński, Piotr Pruszczyk

Journal: Adv Clin Exp Med. ;23(3):371-6.

 

Acute pulmonary embolism (APE), despite improvements in diagnostic methods, often remains undiagnosed. Recently, systolic dysfunction has also been described as assessed by new echocardiographic techniques, such as tissue Doppler imaging (TDI).

Last Updated: 1 Jul 2014

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The terms "Embolism" returned 216 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Review article: Anti-embolism stockings.
 

Author(s): Nimesh Patel, Raghbir Khakha, James Gibbs

Journal: J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2013 Dec;21(3):361-4.

 

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines recommend combined mechanical and pharmacological prophylaxis to reduce the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients undergoing orthopaedic surgery. There is increasing evidence that anti-embolic stockings ...

Last Updated: 24 Dec 2013

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A case of acute superior mesenteric artery embolism with severe ischemic liver injury successfully treated by endovascular treatment.
 

Author(s): Yusuke Matsui, Hidefumi Mimura, Takuya Fukazawa, Ichiro Morita, Mitsuhiko Suehiro, Hirofumi Kawamoto, Yoshio Naomoto

Journal: Acta Med. Okayama. 2013 ;67(6):397-402.

 

We describe an interesting clinical course of a patient who developed severe ischemic liver injury due to acute embolism of the superior mesenteric artery (SMA) and celiac artery. A 70-year-old man was hospitalized for abdominal pain and diarrhea. Abdominal computed tomography demonstrated ...

Last Updated: 20 Dec 2013

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Management dilemmas in acute pulmonary embolism.
 

Author(s): Robin Condliffe, Charlie A Elliot, Rodney J Hughes, Judith Hurdman, Rhona M Maclean, Ian Sabroe, Joost J van Veen, David G Kiely

Journal: Thorax. 2014 Feb;69(2):174-80.

 

Physicians treating acute pulmonary embolism (PE) are faced with difficult management decisions while specific guidance from recent guidelines may be absent.

Last Updated: 16 Jan 2014

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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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Last Updated: 29 Sep 2014

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Efficacy of Prednisone in Patients With Severe Systemic Atheroembolism (Cholesterol Cristal Embolism)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cholesterol Embolism Systemic

 

Last Updated: 30 Jul 2014

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