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

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 2493 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Case images: Successful treatment with anticoagulant therapy of a thrombus trapped in a patent foramen ovale in a patient with acute pulmonary embolism.
 

Author(s): Mehmet Doğan, Mehmet Erat, Hamza Sunman, Ekrem Yeter

Journal: Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2015 Oct;43(7):660.

 

Last Updated: 5 Nov 2015

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Clinical Features of Acute Massive Pulmonary Embolism Complicated by Radiofrequency Ablation: An Observational Study.
 

Author(s): Yue-Chun Li, Jiafeng Lin, Lianpin Wu, Jia Li, Peng Chen, Xue-Qiang Guang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Oct;94(40):e1711.

 

Although pulmonary embolism (PE) complicated by radiofrequency catheter ablation (RFCA) is rare, it can be life-threatening. Our goal was to elucidate the clinical features of acute massive PE after RFCA. Of 2386 patients who underwent RFCA for supraventricular tachycardia or idiopathic ...

Last Updated: 9 Oct 2015

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Efficacy and safety of rivaroxaban in patients with diabetes and nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: the Rivaroxaban Once-daily, Oral, Direct Factor Xa Inhibition Compared with Vitamin K Antagonism for Prevention of Stroke and Embolism Trial in Atrial Fibrillation (ROCKET AF Trial).
 

Author(s): Sameer Bansilal, Zachary Bloomgarden, Jonathan L Halperin, Anne S Hellkamp, Yuliya Lokhnygina, Manesh R Patel, Richard C Becker, Günter Breithardt, Werner Hacke, Graeme J Hankey, Christopher C Nessel, Daniel E Singer, Scott D Berkowitz, Jonathan P Piccini, Kenneth W Mahaffey, Keith A A Fox,

Journal: Am. Heart J.. 2015 Oct;170(4):675-682.e8.

 

The prevalence of both atrial fibrillation (AF) and diabetes mellitus (DM) are rising, and these conditions often occur together. Also, DM is an independent risk factor for stroke in patients with AF. We aimed to examine the safety and efficacy of rivaroxaban vs warfarin in patients ...

Last Updated: 21 Sep 2015

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Embolism" returned 246 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Diagnostic prediction models for suspected pulmonary embolism: systematic review and independent external validation in primary care.
 

Author(s): Janneke M T Hendriksen, Geert-Jan Geersing, Wim A M Lucassen, Petra M G Erkens, Henri E J H Stoffers, Henk C P M van Weert, Harry R Büller, Arno W Hoes, Karel G M Moons

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To validate all diagnostic prediction models for ruling out pulmonary embolism that are easily applicable in primary care.

Last Updated: 9 Sep 2015

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Amniotic fluid embolism pathophysiology suggests the new diagnostic armamentarium: β-tryptase and complement fractions C3-C4 are the indispensable working tools.
 

Author(s): Francesco Paolo Busardò, Paola Frati, Simona Zaami, Vittorio Fineschi

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Amniotic fluid embolism (AFE) is an uncommon obstetric condition involving pregnant women during labor or in the initial stages after delivery. Its incidence is estimated to be around 5.5 cases per 100,000 deliveries. Therefore, this paper investigated the pathophysiological mechanism, ...

Last Updated: 26 Mar 2015

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The role of thrombolytic therapy in pulmonary embolism.
 

Author(s): Tzu-Fei Wang, Alessandro Squizzato, Francesco Dentali, Walter Ageno

Journal: Blood. 2015 Apr;125(14):2191-9.

 

Last Updated: 3 Apr 2015

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

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cholesterol Embolism Systemic

 

Last Updated: 1 Dec 2015

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Ruling Out Pulmonary Embolism During Pregnancy:a Multicenter Outcome Study
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pulmonary Embolism; Deep Vein Thrombosis

 

Last Updated: 27 May 2015

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