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Embolism


In medicine, an embolism occurs when an object migrates from one part of the body and causes a blockage (occlusion) of a blood vessel in another part of the body. The term was coined in 1848 by Rudolph Carl Virchow. This is in contrast with a thrombus, or clot, which...
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An air embolism, or more generally gas embolism, is a physiological condition caused by gas bubbles in a vascular system. The most common context is a human body, in which case it refers to gas bubbles in the bloodstream . However air embolisms may also occur in the...
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Embolism information including symptoms, diagnosis, misdiagnosis, treatment, causes, patient stories, videos, forums, prevention, and prognosis.
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... diagnoses, misdiagnosis, and correct diagnosis for Embolism signs or Embolism symptoms. ... Books for Embolism. Pulmonary embolism (Professional Guide to ...
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Explains pulmonary embolism, the sudden blockage in a lung artery, usually due to a blood clot that traveled to the lung from a vein in the leg. From the National ...
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PULMONARY EMBOLISM OVERVIEW Pulmonary embolism (PE) occurs ... acute pulmonary embolism ... therapy in pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis ...
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A pulmonary embolism (PE) is a blood clot that develops in a blood vessel ... An embolism to the lung may cause serious life-threatening consequences and, ...
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A pulmonary embolism is the sudden blocking of one of the arteries of the lung ... An air bubble embolism may also form when a vein is operated on or when a person ...
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Pulmonary embolism — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, treatment of condition related to blood clots. ... cases, a pulmonary embolism isn't fatal. ...
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Atrial fibrillation is a major risk factor for arterial embolism. The risk of an embolism increases when factors that tend to form clots are increased. ...
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Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with ... substances that can cause embolism include an air bubble, amniotic ... the most common cause of embolism. ...
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Blood clots; courtesy of Good Samaritan Hospital of Baltimore, Maryland MD ... For example, an embolus that occurs in the lungs is called a pulmonary embolism. ...
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Pulmonary embolism — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, treatment of condition ... Although pulmonary embolism is a leading cause of ...
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