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Embolism

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An embolism is the lodging of an embolus, a blockage-causing piece of material, inside a blood vessel. The embolus may be a blood clot (thrombus), a fat ...

Symptoms and causes - Pulmonary embolism: Take measures to ...

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Aug 18, 2016 ... Pulmonary embolism symptoms can vary greatly, depending on how much of your lung is involved, the size of the clots, and whether you have ...

Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism - Medical News ...

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Pulmonary embolism (PE) is often associated with deep vein thrombosis (DVT). In PE, blood clots from DVT break off from vein walls and travel through the heart  ...

Arterial embolism: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

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Definition of Embolism - MedicineNet

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Embolism: The obstruction of a blood vessel by a foreign substance or a blood clot that travels through the bloodstream, lodging in a blood vessel, plugging the  ...

Pulmonary Embolism After Surgery: Know the risks. - Healthline

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May 25, 2016 ... Surgery increases your risk for pulmonary embolism (PE). Learn more about this type of blood clot.

Embolism - NHS Choices

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An embolism is a condition where the blood flow in an artery is blocked by a foreign body, such as a blood clot or an air bubble.

Pulmonary Embolism: Practice Essentials, Background, Anatomy

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Jun 22, 2016 ... Article by Craig Feied, MD, detailing the background, diagnosis, and treatment of pulmonary embolism.

Pulmonary Embolism Workup: Approach Considerations, Clinical ...

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Clinical signs and symptoms for pulmonary embolism are nonspecific; therefore, patients suspected of having pulmonary embolism—because of unexplained ...

Pulmonary Embolism - Lung and Airway Disorders - Merck Manuals ...

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Learn about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis & treatment of Pulmonary Embolism from the Home Version of the Merck Manuals.

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Overview - Pulmonary embolism: Take measures to lower your risk ...

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Aug 18, 2016 ... Pulmonary embolism is a blockage in one of the pulmonary arteries in your lungs . In most cases, pulmonary embolism is caused by blood clots ...

Embolism - Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Diagnosis ...

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pulmonary embolism: An embolus, usually formed in the leg (sometimes known as a deep vein thrombosis or DVT), lodges in one of the arteries of the lungs.

Pulmonary Embolism: MedlinePlus

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Jul 13, 2016 ... A pulmonary embolism is a sudden blockage in a lung artery. The cause is usually a blood clot in the leg called a deep vein thrombosis that ...