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Synonyms for embolism

an insertion into a calendar

occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus (a loose clot or air bubble or other particle)

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As one of the few centers in the nation to focus solely on venous thromboembolism, we've been able to bring together an experienced team of clinicians and scientists to work together to provide the highest level of patient care and to pioneer a standard of care for the diagnosis and treatment of DVT and pulmonary embolism.
Acute pulmonary embolism masquerading as acute myocardial infarction.
Iatrogenic air embolism following CT-guided lung needle biopsy
Treatment with apixaban as compared with warfarin in patients with AF and at least one additional risk factor for stroke reduces stroke and systemic embolism by [a relative] 21%, reduces major bleeding by [a relative] 31%, and reduces mortality by [a relative] 11%," all statistically significant differences, reported Dr.
The state pathologist said the 20-year-old's health had been good when she was discharged last week following her appendectomy and there had been nothing to indicate the likelihood of a pulmonary embolism.
Consultant John Belstead said his research showed there had been 30 deaths in the past three years at the hospital among patients who had had pulmonary embolism within minutes both getting off long haul flights.
The FDA has recommended that physicians routinely remove VCF after the risk of pulmonary embolisms is reduced, to avoid long-term complications.
Symptoms of pulmonary embolisms vary and can mimic those of other conditions such as a heart attack.
Many combinations of tests have been promoted as ideal algorithms for diagnosing pulmonary embolisms, Dr.
Medics fear the number of known cases of air travel embolisms could be a fraction of the real toll.
A research letter, published in The Lancet, examined 29 women who died from pulmonary embolisms in New Zealand, where there is high use of the third-generation Pill.
Beginning in October 2008, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will cease reimbursing healthcare institutions for air embolisms, which are events that CMS considers preventable.
About 50% of embolisms are associated with instrumentation during CABG surgery.