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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 breaks loose and travels through the bloodstream to the lung.
Study highlights processes that act as barriers to use evidence-based pulmonary embolism testing

Study highlights processes that act as barriers to use evidence-based pulmonary embolism testing

Deep vein thrombosis common in patients with moderate to severe COVID-19

Deep vein thrombosis common in patients with moderate to severe COVID-19

People suffering from rheumatoid arthritis with increased disease activity have high thrombosis risk

People suffering from rheumatoid arthritis with increased disease activity have high thrombosis risk

Early diagnosis of pulmonary embolism could enhance treatment in COVID-19 patients

Early diagnosis of pulmonary embolism could enhance treatment in COVID-19 patients

No specific COVID-19-linked lesions found despite extensive organ injury

No specific COVID-19-linked lesions found despite extensive organ injury

Deep vein clots in critical COVID-19 illness

Deep vein clots in critical COVID-19 illness

COVID-19 associated with high thrombotic risk

COVID-19 associated with high thrombotic risk

Study highlights need to focus on medications that address clot formation

Study highlights need to focus on medications that address clot formation

COVID-19 may lead to thrombosis in the lungs and subsequently multi organ failure

COVID-19 may lead to thrombosis in the lungs and subsequently multi organ failure

COVID-19 patients at high risk for developing complications associated with blood clots

COVID-19 patients at high risk for developing complications associated with blood clots

Does HIV infection increase the severity of COVID-19?

Does HIV infection increase the severity of COVID-19?

Treating hospitalized COVID-19 patients with anticoagulants may improve their survival chances

Treating hospitalized COVID-19 patients with anticoagulants may improve their survival chances

AHA emphasizes the importance of managing cardiovascular disease during pregnancy

AHA emphasizes the importance of managing cardiovascular disease during pregnancy

New report highlights blood clot dangers in patients with COVID-19

New report highlights blood clot dangers in patients with COVID-19

Trial assesses tissue plasminogen activator as a treatment for COVID-19-related respiratory failure

Trial assesses tissue plasminogen activator as a treatment for COVID-19-related respiratory failure

Direct oral anticoagulant more effective in lowering risk of VTE after common orthopedic surgeries

Direct oral anticoagulant more effective in lowering risk of VTE after common orthopedic surgeries

Oral apixaban as effective as dalteparin for treating blood clots in people with cancer

Oral apixaban as effective as dalteparin for treating blood clots in people with cancer

Study advances the understanding of capillary regression

Study advances the understanding of capillary regression

Critical Care Resuscitation Unit provides faster treatment, decreases patient's risk of death

Critical Care Resuscitation Unit provides faster treatment, decreases patient's risk of death

Children with peripherally inserted central catheters are more likely to develop blood clots, study shows

Children with peripherally inserted central catheters are more likely to develop blood clots, study shows