(PE) is not your most likely diagnosis, but it is included in the differential, so you order a D-dimer concentration and it returns at 700 ng/mL.
Lower dosage of recombinant tissuetype plasminogen activator (rt-PA) in the treatment of acute pulmonary embolism
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She had been found to have an embolism
in her lung which is life-threatening and is due to go into Forth Valley Royal Hospital for an operation to remove the embolism
later this month."
Experts for both sides said it is likely the wife had a small embolism
, but because she was discharged without treatment, additional blood clots traveled to her lungs, blocked her blood flow, and caused her death.
Reperfusion Treatment for Acute Pulmonary Embolism
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Multidetector computed tomography pulmonary angiography pitfalls in the evaluation of pulmonary embolism
with emphasis in technique.
Additional indications include paradoxical embolism
, persistent right heart thrombi, and hemodynamic or respiratory compromise requiring cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
They were monitored from the late 1980s until 2009 and it was found that 59 died in that period from a pulmonary embolism
syndrome is most commonly associated with long bone and pelvic fractures (bone marrow has high fat content), but it can also arise from soft tissue trauma without fracture and from a variety of other nontraumatic and nonorthopedic traumatic causes, including, but not limited to, pancreatitis, sickle or thalassemia-related hemoglobinopathies, alcoholic (fatty) liver disease, renal angiomyolipoma invasion of the inferior vena cava, bone tumor lysis, steroid therapy, and notably, liposuction.
The CT scan confirmed multiple cystic structures within the IVC and pulmonary artery embolism
. The diagnosis was an infected hydatid cyst associated with partial thrombosis of the IVC.