10 that she suffered a pulmonary embolism
following the September birth of her daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr.
caused by air bubbles are usually treated in a special chamber to reduce their size.
Methods: A total of 1,004 CT angiograms were reviewed in the evaluation of pulmonary embolisms
In our case, CECT and MRI successfully revealed the lower lobe pulmonary artery segmental branches bilaterally and the daughter vesicles of the cystic embolisms
inside the inferior vena cava [6,10].
A fat embolism
is represented by the migration of a fat particle from the bone's marrow to a blood vessel.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and single photon emission computer tomography (SPECT) have been attempted to detect cerebral air embolisms
(CAE), but a review study conducted by Elliott and Moon in 1996, concluded that clinical evaluation and CT are still preferred for the assessment of CAE.
should be considered especially when there is a predisposing factor such as intracardiac prosthesis, infective endocarditis, mural thrombus or a cardiac tumor.
A 20-YEAR-OLD Limassol student collapsed and died on Sunday after suffering a massive pulmonary embolism
, doctors said yesterday.
NICE, FRANCE -- When pulmonary embolism
is suspected, clinicians also should be looking for thromboembolic disease in the venous system, Dr.
The blood clots cause Deep Vein Thrombosis, and in some cases the clots travel up to the lungs, causing potentially fatal pulmonary embolism
By obstructing the blood flow through the lungs, pulmonary embolisms
cause difficulty breathing, chest pain and palpitations.
Although coronary artery embolisms
have been most frequently showed in the LAD coronary artery other territories might be contributed.
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.