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Apr 27, 2011 Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical definitions.

Embolism is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Embolism books and related discussion.

Suggested Pdf Resources

diagnosis and management of acute pulmonary embolism
Pulmonary Embolism and Deep Vein Thrombosis - Circulation
thrombi (DVT) often develop in the deep leg veins.
Pulmonary Embolism
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Clinical Guideline on
Prevention of Symptomatic Pulmonary Embolism in Patients symptomatic pulmonary embolism (PE) in patients undergoing total hip or knee arthroplasty.
Cerebral Air Embolism

Suggested News Resources

U of C to help fund new James C. Tyree Charitable Foundation
An autopsy revealed that Tyree died from an air embolism after a dialysis catheter removal. The autopsy called his death an accident. Secondary causes of Tyree's death were listed as pneumonia and metastatic cancer of the stomach.
C-Sections Linked to Doubled Risk for Blood Clots
Clots could also travel to the lungs resulting in a pulmonary embolism. Symptoms of this other potentially deadly condition include sudden shortness of breath, chest pain and coughing.
Rick Buckley, president of WOR Radio, dies after suffering brain embolism
BY David Hinckley WOR President Rick Buckley, who worked for four decades to maintain WOR as a community station in the age of corporate radio, died early Sunday morning after suffering a brain embolism.
Man Dies From Blood Clot After Marathon Gaming
By KIM CAROLLO (@kimcarollo) 20-year-old Chris Staniforth from the UK was killed by a pulmonary embolism.
Boehringer Ingelheim to Launch RE-ALIGN(TM) Trial to Evaluate Dabigatran

Suggested Web Resources

Embolism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Embolism - Symptoms, Causes, Treatments - Better Medicine
May 2, 2011 Embolism Information Including Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Causes, Videos, Forums, and local community support.
Pulmonary embolism -
Pulmonary embolism — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, treatment of condition related to blood clots.
What Is Pulmonary Embolism?
Jul 1, 2011 A pulmonary embolism is a sudden blockage in a lung artery.
Arterial embolism: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
An arterial embolism may be caused by one or more clots.

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