embolism


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Related to embolism: air embolism, arterial embolism
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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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The frequency of prothrombin gene mutation was significantly higher among patients with pulmonary embolism (p=0.
Pulmonary embolism is a condition that causes blockage of the lungs artery.
The nurse negligently removed the catheter, causing the embolism.
PULMONARY EMBOLISM A blockage of one of the arteries that supply blood to the lungs.
Cranial computed tomography, which was performed due to impaired consciousness, demonstrated cerebral air embolism with the appearance of a gyriform pattern.
Pulmonary embolism is a very serious condition," says Gustavo Heresi, MD, medical director of the Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy Program at Cleveland Clinic.
NNA - State Prosecutor, Judge Samir Hammoud, revealed to the National News Agency on Friday that the autopsy report found pulmonary embolism was behind the death of Farah Kassab, a 33-year Iraqi-Jordanian woman who passed away following a liposuction operation at Dr.
In the emergent setting, the three most concerning chest pain diagnoses are acute coronary syndrome, aortic dissection and pulmonary embolism.
Conventional Timing Bolus CT protocol and Delayed Timing Bolus protocol used to assist suspected pulmonary embolism patients.
9 hours watching television raised the risk of embolism death by 70%.
Mrs Foster - who was not aware that the pill being taken by Miss Foster posed a higher risk of pulmonary embolism than other types - said her daughter complained to Dr Simon of back pain, pain in her right leg, tightness of her chest and being unable to take a deep breath.
The patient's revised Geneva Score for pulmonary embolism (PE) was 2 to 5 depending on the heart rate used (66-80 beats per minute), putting her in a low-to- intermediate risk group with an estimated PE prevalence between 8% and 28%.
Massive pulmonary embolism is a serious condition characterized by sudden death, cardiogenic shock, right ventricular disfunction or myocardial injury, with a mortality rate of 7-11% in the acute phase (Marti et al 2014; Qureshi et al 2013).