pulmonary embolism

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blockage of the pulmonary artery by foreign matter or by a blood clot

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It was significantly higher in patients with pulmonary embolism and recurrent thrombosis.
pdf) one million American people  suffer from a pulmonary embolism, but half of the affected individuals experience no symptoms, according to (https://medlineplus.
The visualization of a free-floating right heart thrombus in cases of acute pulmonary embolism is a rare phenomenon.
The necessity of perioperative prevention of VTE is well established and anticoagulation therapy is still the mainstay of medical therapy for the treatment and prevention of DVT and pulmonary embolism after surgery.
Even if we're not sure but we're suspicious that a pulmonary embolism is present, we'll start patients on anticoagulation therapy," he adds.
8) Clinical decision rules (CDRs) have developed to improve the likelihood of finding pulmonary embolism.
KEY WORDS: Pulmonary embolism, Computed tomography angiography, Effective dose, Dose length product, Computed tomography dose index.
Pulmonary embolism is a highly dangerous condition closely linked to inactivity and slowed blood flow.
Dr Tuft told the inquest: "The most likely site for the pulmonary embolism is in the veins of the pelvis and the upper leg.
The results suggest that a 20mcg dose of oestrogen combined with the synthetic progesterone, levonorgestrel is the combination with the lowest overall risk of pulmonary embolism.
Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in two cohorts: the longitudinal investigation of thromboembolism etiology.
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).
The results were recorded as either positive or negative for pulmonary embolism, according to the final report rendered by board-certified radiologists.
Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a common and potentially fatal condition [1,2] with an annual incidence of 29-69 cases per 100 000 population [3-5] and a 15-30% mortality rate [6] if untreated.
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