2009;361:1139-51), and 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) study that pitted rivaroxaban against warfarin in 14,264 randomized patients (N.
Many studies have found that acute pulmonary embolism
was an undiagnosed cause of death in post-mortem analyses.
Acute pulmonary embolism
masquerading as acute myocardial infarction.
13,14) Factors influencing the possibility of embolism
include volume of air insufflated, the rate of insufflation, and patient positioning.
The link between prolonged sitting and pulmonary embolism
was first reported among air raid shelter users in London during the Second World War," he said.
The term venous thromboembolism (VTE) is used to cover both deep vein thrombosis and the potentially fatal pulmonary embolism
Amniotic fluid embolism
The escape of some of the fluid that surrounds the baby in the uterus into the mother's circulation.
Right heart thrombi in pulmonary embolism
: results from the International Cooperative Pulmonary Embolism
A new study, published online in the European Respiratory Journal, looked at whether people with moderate or severe asthma had an increased risk of developing deep vein thrombosis, or pulmonary embolism
Iatrogenic air embolism
following CT-guided lung needle biopsy
8, had fallen victim to a pulmonary embolism
- a blood clot in his lung - among other ailments, according to a report released by a coroner's officer.
Prompted by a likely case of oxygen embolism
in our institution, we reviewed the literature and evidence related to the use of hydrogen peroxide in surgery.
Background: Air embolism
is a well-published complication arising from central venous catheter use.
It is considered a medical emergency, as it could lead to a pulmonary embolism
, which occurs if the clot (or a portion of it) dislodges and travels to the lungs.
WISN typically occurs in obese perimenopausal women who are receiving anticoagulant therapy for deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism