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 ...
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 ...
Aug 18, 2016 ... Pulmonary embolism is often caused by blood clots that travel to the lungs from
the legs. Prevention is aimed at stopping clots from forming in ...
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
Oct 24, 2016 ... An arterial embolism is a blood clot that has travelled through your arteries and
become stuck. These clots generally affect the arms, legs, ...
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.
A pulmonary embolism is a sudden blockage in a lung artery. The cause is
usually a blood clot in the leg called deep vein thrombosis. Learn more.
Information on pulmonary embolism, the sudden blockage of an artery in the lung
Jul 1, 2011 ... Pulmonary embolism (PULL-mun-ary EM-bo-lizm), or PE, is a sudden blockage
in a lung artery. The blockage usually is caused by a blood clot ...
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.