Pulmonary Embolism News and Research

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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.
Researchers develop new model for predicting cancer-associated venous thrombosis

Researchers develop new model for predicting cancer-associated venous thrombosis

Study using i2b2 could help standardize artificial coma treatment for RSE patients

Study using i2b2 could help standardize artificial coma treatment for RSE patients

Oral drug reduces venous thromboembolism recurrence among cancer patients

Oral drug reduces venous thromboembolism recurrence among cancer patients

BTG presents OPTALYSE PE results at Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions

BTG presents OPTALYSE PE results at Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions

UT Physicians provide no-cost online varicose vein screening program

UT Physicians provide no-cost online varicose vein screening program

Case study shows how intravascular ultrasound imaging helps detect acute aortic syndrome

Case study shows how intravascular ultrasound imaging helps detect acute aortic syndrome

Pulmonary embolism rarely identified in patients at emergency department after fainting

Pulmonary embolism rarely identified in patients at emergency department after fainting

Scientists introduce air-filled microbubbles as intravenous oxygen carriers

Scientists introduce air-filled microbubbles as intravenous oxygen carriers

UCR researchers elucidate how blood clots shrink

UCR researchers elucidate how blood clots shrink

New ESC Focused Update provides recommendations on DAPT in patients with coronary artery disease

New ESC Focused Update provides recommendations on DAPT in patients with coronary artery disease

Vaginal estrogens do not increase cancer, cardiovascular disease risk in post-menopausal women

Vaginal estrogens do not increase cancer, cardiovascular disease risk in post-menopausal women

New study reveals how glucose metabolism affects platelet activation and survival

New study reveals how glucose metabolism affects platelet activation and survival

Anti-allergy medicines may be effective treatment for deadly blood clots in the legs

Anti-allergy medicines may be effective treatment for deadly blood clots in the legs

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