Embolism

Common Name(s)

Embolism

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Condition Specific Organizations

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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 2870 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Paradoxical air embolism resulted in acute myocardial infarction and massive ischemic brain injury in a patient operated on in a sitting position].
 

Author(s): E P Anan'ev, A A Polupan, I A Savin, A S Goryachev, A P Troitskiy, A E Kolokol'nikov, V P Kulikovskiy, I V Matskovskiy, T A Abramov, V V Podlepich, K Yu Krylov, A A Sychev, T F Tabasaranskiy, A A Pashin, A Yu Lubnin

Journal: Zh Vopr Neirokhir Im N N Burdenko. 2016 ;80(2):84-91; discussion 92.

 

Paradoxical air embolism (PAE) is a rare life-threatening complication when air emboli enter arteries of the systemic circulation and cause their occlusion. Here, we describe a clinical case of PAE developed during neurosurgery in a patient in the sitting position. PAE led to injuries ...

Last Updated: 13 Apr 2016

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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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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Embolism" returned 283 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Acute trophoblastic pulmonary embolism during conservative treatment of placenta accreta: case report and review of literature.
 

Author(s): Qiu-Ming Wang, Hui-Li Liu, Qun Dang

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Placenta accreta is a rare obstetric condition but can lead to life-threatening complications that was mainly diagnosed in the third trimester. We present a case of acute trophoblastic pulmonary embolism (PE) during conservative treatment of placenta accreta.

Last Updated: 17 Nov 2015

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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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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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Comparison of Thrombgolytic and Anticoagulation Therapy in Submassive Pulmonary Embolism
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pulmonary Embolism

 

Last Updated: 27 Jan 2015

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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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