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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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 2892 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Nephrotic syndrome with acute pulmonary embolism in young adults: Two case reports.
 

Author(s): Zikai Song, Haidi Wu, Hongyan Cao, Minglong Tang, Shuo Yang, Ling Qin

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Jul;97(29):e11495.

 

Pulmonary embolism (PE) is often misdiagnosed, or the diagnosis is delayed because of its diverse clinical manifestations, it may even remain asymptomatic until sudden death. Most risk factors are not associated with young people, and there is a paucity of literature regarding PE ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Cerebral air embolism following an endoscopic variceal ligation: A case report.
 

Author(s): Xue-Song Bai, Bo Yang, Yi-Jun Yu, Hong-Lan Liu, Zi Yin

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Jun;97(23):e10965.

 

Cerebral air embolism (CAE) is a rare but potentially devastating complication of endoscopic procedures. Only 3 cases, to our knowledge, have been reported.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Pulmonary embolism presenting with itinerant chest pain and migratory pleural effusion: A case report.
 

Author(s): Wei Li, Chen Chen, Mo Chen, Tong Xin, Peng Gao

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Jun;97(22):e10944.

 

Pulmonary embolism (PE) presents with complex clinical manifestations ranging from asymptomatic to chest pain, hemoptysis, syncope, shock, or sudden death. To the authors' knowledge, itinerant chest pain has not been reported as sign or symptom of PE.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Embolism" returned 295 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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Global incidence and case fatality rate of pulmonary embolism following major surgery: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies.
 

Author(s): Mazou N Temgoua, Joel Noutakdie Tochie, Jean Jacques Noubiap, Valirie Ndip Agbor, Celestin Danwang, Francky Teddy A Endomba, Njinkeng J Nkemngu

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Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a life-threatening condition common after major surgery. Although the high incidence (0.3-30%) and mortality rate (16.9-31%) of PE in patients undergoing major surgical procedures is apparent from findings of contemporary observational studies, there is ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Pulmonary embolism An update.
 

Author(s): Steven Doherty

Journal: Aust Fam Physician. 2017 Nov;46(11):816-820.

 

Pulmonary embolism is a common condition and can be the source of significant morbidity and mortality.

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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CONTEMPORARY CLINICAL MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE PULMONARY EMBOLISM
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Acute Pulmonary Embolism

 

Last Updated: 14 Aug 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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