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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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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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 2956 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Comparison between CT and MRI in the assessment of pulmonary embolism: A meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Feng Chen, Yi-Hong Shen, Xu-Qing Zhu, Jing Zheng, Feng-Jie Wu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Dec;96(52):e8935.

 

Besides pulmonary arteriography, a number of imaging techniques, such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT), were adopted in the detection of identifying pulmonary embolism (PE). However, the contrast of sensitivity and specificity in these methods was studied ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Multiple cardiac arrests induced by pulmonary embolism in a traumatically injured patient: A case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Shu-Qing Sun, Ke-Peng Li, Jianming Zhi

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Dec;96(49):e9016.

 

Pulmonary embolism-induced cardiac arrest should not be given up arbitrarily, knowing that the etiology of pulmonary embolism is reversible in most cases.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Accuracy and reproducibility of CT right-to-left ventricular diameter measurement in patients with acute pulmonary embolism.
 

Author(s): Yvonne M Ende-Verhaar, Lucia J M Kroft, Inge C M Mos, Menno V Huisman, Frederikus A Klok

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Right ventricular (RV) dysfunction caused by acute pulmonary embolism (PE) is associated with poor short- and long-term prognosis. RV dilatation as a proxy for RV dysfunction can be assessed by calculating the right-to-left ventricle diameter (RV/LV) ratio on standard computed tomography ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Embolism" returned 290 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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[Pulmonary embolism: could thrombolysis be extended to patients with intermediate-risk pulmonary embolism?]
 

Author(s): Abdelmajid Bouzerda, Issam Serghini, Abdenassar El Kharass

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Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Interventional Therapy for Pulmonary Embolism.
 

Author(s): Alan B Lumsden, Erik Suarez

Journal: Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J. ;12(4):219-224.

 

Patients with pulmonary embolism (PE) present with highly variable clinical symptoms and often have accompanying comorbidities. Timely diagnosis and treatment are critical to help prevent recurrence and increased morbidity/mortality. While open surgical thrombectomy was once reserved ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of the Indigo Aspiration System in Acute Submassive Pulmonary Embolism
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Pulmonary Embolism

 

Last Updated: 24 Aug 2017

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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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