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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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).

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 2997 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Recurrent pulmonary embolism associated with deep venous thrombosis diagnosed as protein s deficiency owing to a novel mutation in PROS1: A case report.
 

Author(s): Xiaojie Huang, Fangfang Xu, Carmel Rebecca Assa, Laigen Shen, Bing Chen, Zhenjie Liu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 May;97(19):e0714.

 

Protein S (PS) deficiency that can be inherited or acquired is an independent risk factor for venous thromboembolism (VTE).

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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High-risk pulmonary embolism assessed by transthoracic echocardiography: A case report.
 

Author(s): Jiahong Wu, Jing Zhang, Fangfang Yang, Chuanbao Li, Mei Ni

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 May;97(18):e0545.

 

Acute pulmonary embolism (APE) as a life-threatening illness may present with a wide range of manifestations. APE was diagnosed using computed tomographic pulmonary angiography (CTPA); however, transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) can reveal hemodynamic status. Early thrombolysis ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Management of pulmonary embolism after recent intracranial hemorrhage: A case report.
 

Author(s): Wei-Chieh Lee, Hsiu-Yu Fang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Apr;97(15):e0479.

 

Venous thromboembolism may result from prolong immobilization following intracerebral hemorrhage. Massive pulmonary embolism with associated right heart failure is life-threatening, requiring treatment with anticoagulants or even thrombolytic agents. However, these drugs are contraindicated ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Embolism" returned 298 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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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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Prothrombotic Fibrin Clot Phenotype in Patients with Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism: A New Risk Factor for Recurrence.
 

Author(s): Anetta Undas

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2017 ;2017():8196256.

 

Prothrombotic fibrin clot phenotype, involving faster formation of dense meshwork composed of thinner and highly branched fibers that are relatively resistant to plasmin-induced lysis, has been reported in patients with not only myocardial infarction or stroke, but also venous thromboembolism ...

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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