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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.
Latinos left out of clinical trials … and possible cures

Latinos left out of clinical trials … and possible cures

Inferior vena cava filters may be overused in managed care populations, study suggests

Inferior vena cava filters may be overused in managed care populations, study suggests

Novel small molecule tracer for PET imaging spots blood clots

Novel small molecule tracer for PET imaging spots blood clots

Adolescents with BMI at high-normal range have greater risk of death from cardiovascular diseases

Adolescents with BMI at high-normal range have greater risk of death from cardiovascular diseases

Obstructive sleep apnea linked to increased risk of developing atrial fibrillation

Obstructive sleep apnea linked to increased risk of developing atrial fibrillation

Takeda announces accelerated approval from FDA for new lung cancer treatment

Takeda announces accelerated approval from FDA for new lung cancer treatment

Patients with pulmonary embolism experience long term limitations to physical stamina

Patients with pulmonary embolism experience long term limitations to physical stamina

Researchers identify sex-based differences in utilization, safety outcomes of CDT for treatment of DVT

Researchers identify sex-based differences in utilization, safety outcomes of CDT for treatment of DVT

Genotype-guided warfarin dosing linked to reduced risk of adverse events

Genotype-guided warfarin dosing linked to reduced risk of adverse events

Study finds low utilization rates of life-saving medications for high-risk PE patients

Study finds low utilization rates of life-saving medications for high-risk PE patients

Blood test can identify patients with heart injury after non-cardiac surgery

Blood test can identify patients with heart injury after non-cardiac surgery

Smoking cessation program prior to hip or knee replacement provides better surgical outcomes

Smoking cessation program prior to hip or knee replacement provides better surgical outcomes

UCF scientist finds new way to use light for monitoring patient's blood during life-and-death surgeries

UCF scientist finds new way to use light for monitoring patient's blood during life-and-death surgeries

New report highlights serious health problems faced by spinal cord injury patients

New report highlights serious health problems faced by spinal cord injury patients

High concentration peroxide ingestions can lead to life-threatening ailments and death

High concentration peroxide ingestions can lead to life-threatening ailments and death

Transthoracic lung ultrasound can help diagnose other diseases that mask as pulmonary embolism

Transthoracic lung ultrasound can help diagnose other diseases that mask as pulmonary embolism

ACA financial penalties lead to reductions in hospital readmission rates for common conditions

ACA financial penalties lead to reductions in hospital readmission rates for common conditions

Obstructive sleep apnea can increase risk for PE recurrence

Obstructive sleep apnea can increase risk for PE recurrence

New self-regulating smart patch releases blood-thinning drugs when necessary

New self-regulating smart patch releases blood-thinning drugs when necessary

Patient focussed video resources highlight benefits of pulmonary rehabilitation

Patient focussed video resources highlight benefits of pulmonary rehabilitation