- Pulmonary embolism: Common, elusive, and deadly. Hirsh, Jack; Hampson, Neil B.; Panacek, Edward A.; Tapson, Victor F. // Patient Care;3/1/1998, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p39
Presents information as it relates to the occurrence of pulmonary embolism (PE). Factors which influence the onset of PE; Symptoms of PE; Average number of PE cases which were fatal. INSETS: The latest in PE diagnosis;The lessons of PIOPED;Initial management of pulmonary embolism;A new look at...
- Ekos completes SEATTLE II trial for treatment of PE. // Medical Device Daily;3/21/2013, Vol. 17 Issue 55, p9
The article reports on the completion of the second major trial of Ekos, a Bothell, Washington-based privately held company, for the treatment of pulmonary embolism.
- High homocysteine levels should be lowered in patients with pulmonary embolism. // Modern Medicine;Oct97, Vol. 65 Issue 10, p30
Focuses on the case-control study on the association of hyperhomocysteinemia on the development of pulmonary embolism. Increase on the risk for myocardial infarction and stroke; Importance of folate and vitamin B6 and B12 supplements.
- Obesity increases risk of pulmonary embolism. Westall, Jessica // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);03/01/97, Vol. 314 Issue 7081, p627
Reports that obesity, smoking and hypertension increases the risk for pulmonary embolism among women. Findings from a nurses' health study in the United States; Body mass index associated with increased risk.
- Images of a pulmonary embolus: classic and contemporary. Kirkpatrick, Iain D.C.; Meyers, Michael P. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/3/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 5, p511
Presents images of pulmonary embolus.
- Infected right atrial thrombus presenting as pulmonary embolism complicating central venous... Sajjad, A.; Carey, P.A. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/11/95, Vol. 311 Issue 7015, p1288
Presents a case that illustrates other potential sources of pulmonary embolism aside from the iliac and femoral veins. Recurrence of pulmonary emboli despite adequate anticoagulation; Tricuspid valve replacement in the patient; Local trauma from central venous catheters.
- Asymmetry of the calves is abnormal; may mean deep vein thrombosis. // Modern Medicine;Aug94, Vol. 62 Issue 8, p36
Presents an abstract of the article `Asymmetry of the calves in the assessment of patients with suspected acute pulmonary embolism,' by P.D. Stein, J.W. Gopalakrishnan, et al., published in `Chest' journal in May 1995.
- Mild pulmonary embolism may not require anticoagulation. // Modern Medicine;Sep95, Vol. 63 Issue 9, p33
Presents an abstract of the report `Untreated patients with pulmonary embolism: Outcome, clinical, and laboratory assessment,' by P.D. Stein et. al. published on the May 1995 issue of `Chest'.
- Pulmonary embolism: Combining two tests is most cost-effective Dx. // Geriatrics;May96, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p63
Presents an abstract of the article `Cost-effectiveness of pulmonary embolism diagnosis,' by R.D. Hull, W. Feldstein et al, as published in the periodical `Archives of Internal Medicine' dated 1996.
- Enbucrilate/ethiodised oil. // Reactions Weekly;4/14/2012, Issue 1397, p15
The article describes the case of a 65-year-old woman who developed pulmonary embolism after receiving enbucrilate 4 milliliters (ml) and ethiodised oil 8 milliliters (ml) during endoscopic sclerotherapy of gastric varices.