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ALLMedicine Pulmonary Embolism Center

Research & Reviews  13,983 results

Thrombolysis in Pulmonary Embolism: An Evidence-Based Approach to Treating Life-Threate...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ccc.2020.02.004
Critical Care Clinics; Kaplovitch E, Shaw JR et. al.

May 31st, 2020 - Acute pulmonary embolism (PE) is associated with high in-hospital morbidity and mortality, both via cardiorespiratory decompensation and the bleeding complications of treatment. Thrombolytic therapy can be life-saving in those with high-risk PE, b...

Interventional Radiology Therapy: Inferior Vena Cava Filter and Catheter-based Therapies.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ccc.2020.02.005
Critical Care Clinics; Ruohoniemi DM, Sista AK

May 31st, 2020 - Endovascular management of pulmonary embolism can be divided into therapeutic and prophylactic treatments. Prophylactic treatment includes inferior vena cava filter placement, whereas endovascular therapeutic interventions include an array of cath...

Management of Right Ventricular Failure in Pulmonary Embolism.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ccc.2020.02.006
Critical Care Clinics; Zhao S, Friedman O

May 31st, 2020 - Acute right ventricular failure remains the leading cause of mortality associated with acute pulmonary embolism (PE). This article reviews the pathophysiology behind acute right ventricular failure and strategies for managing right ventricular fai...

Supportive Therapy: Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ccc.2020.02.007
Critical Care Clinics; Bazan VM, Rodgers-Fischl P et. al.

May 31st, 2020 - Acute high-risk pulmonary embolism (PE) is characterized by life-threatening hemodynamic instability that may lead to refractory cardiac arrest. Recently, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) has been used to provide primary cardiopulmonary ...

Special Considerations in Pulmonary Embolism: Clot-in-Transit and Incidental Pulmonary ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ccc.2020.02.008
Critical Care Clinics; Kabrhel C, Rosovsky R et. al.

May 31st, 2020 - This article describes 2 relatively rare, but complex situations in pulmonary embolism (PE): clot-in-transit (CIT), incidental PE (IPE). CIT describes a venous thromboembolism that has become lodged in the right heart. CIT is associated with high ...

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Guidelines  77 results

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Radiologic Management of Iliofemoral Venous Thrombosis.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2020.01.035
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Farsad K et. al.

May 5th, 2020 - Iliofemoral venous thrombosis carries a high risk for pulmonary embolism, recurrent deep vein thrombosis, and post-thrombotic syndrome complicating 30% to 71% of those affected. The clinical scenarios in which iliofemoral venous thrombosis is mana...

Predicting the Risk of Postoperative Pulmonary Complications
https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1015/p499.html
American Family Physician;

Oct 14th, 2019 - The incidence of pulmonary complications following major surgery is estimated to be 1% to 23%, with the risk varying based on patient factors and the type of surgery.1 Postoperative pulmonary complications include pneumonia, tracheobronchitis, pul...

Anticoagulation: Updated Guidelines for Outpatient Management
https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1001/p426.html
American Family Physician;

Sep 30th, 2019 - Anticoagulation therapy is recommended for preventing, treating, and reducing the recurrence of venous thromboembolism, and preventing stroke in persons with atrial fibrillation. Direct oral anticoagulants are first-line agents for eligible patien...

Menopausal Estrogen-Alone Therapy and Health Outcomes in Women With and Without Bilateral Oophorectomy: A Randomized Trial
https://annals.org/aim/article-abstract/2749725/menopausal-estrogen-alone-therapy-health-outcomes-women-without-bilateral-oophorectomy
Annals of Internal Medicine;

Sep 9th, 2019 - Background: Whether health outcomes of menopausal estrogen therapy differ between women with and without bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (BSO) is unknown. Objective: To examine estrogen therapy outcomes by BSO status, with additional stratificati...

New European Society of Cardiology Guidelines Address Dyslipidemias, SVT, CCS, Acute Pulmonary Embolism and Diabetes
https://www.acc.org/latest-in-cardiology/articles/2019/08/31/06/50/new-esc-guidelines-address-dyslipidemias-esc-2019

Aug 29th, 2019 - The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) released five separate guidelines covering dyslipidemias, supraventricular tachycardia, chronic coronary syndrome, acute pulmonary embolism, and diabetes as part of ESC Congress 2019 and published in the Eu...

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Drugs  361 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  15,449 results

Thrombolysis in Pulmonary Embolism: An Evidence-Based Approach to Treating Life-Threate...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ccc.2020.02.004
Critical Care Clinics; Kaplovitch E, Shaw JR et. al.

May 31st, 2020 - Acute pulmonary embolism (PE) is associated with high in-hospital morbidity and mortality, both via cardiorespiratory decompensation and the bleeding complications of treatment. Thrombolytic therapy can be life-saving in those with high-risk PE, b...

Interventional Radiology Therapy: Inferior Vena Cava Filter and Catheter-based Therapies.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ccc.2020.02.005
Critical Care Clinics; Ruohoniemi DM, Sista AK

May 31st, 2020 - Endovascular management of pulmonary embolism can be divided into therapeutic and prophylactic treatments. Prophylactic treatment includes inferior vena cava filter placement, whereas endovascular therapeutic interventions include an array of cath...

Management of Right Ventricular Failure in Pulmonary Embolism.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ccc.2020.02.006
Critical Care Clinics; Zhao S, Friedman O

May 31st, 2020 - Acute right ventricular failure remains the leading cause of mortality associated with acute pulmonary embolism (PE). This article reviews the pathophysiology behind acute right ventricular failure and strategies for managing right ventricular fai...

Supportive Therapy: Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ccc.2020.02.007
Critical Care Clinics; Bazan VM, Rodgers-Fischl P et. al.

May 31st, 2020 - Acute high-risk pulmonary embolism (PE) is characterized by life-threatening hemodynamic instability that may lead to refractory cardiac arrest. Recently, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) has been used to provide primary cardiopulmonary ...

Special Considerations in Pulmonary Embolism: Clot-in-Transit and Incidental Pulmonary ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ccc.2020.02.008
Critical Care Clinics; Kabrhel C, Rosovsky R et. al.

May 31st, 2020 - This article describes 2 relatively rare, but complex situations in pulmonary embolism (PE): clot-in-transit (CIT), incidental PE (IPE). CIT describes a venous thromboembolism that has become lodged in the right heart. CIT is associated with high ...

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News  1,537 results

PRONOMOS: Rivaroxaban Bests Enoxaparin for VTE Prophylaxis
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/927734

Mar 28th, 2020 - Rivaroxaban (Xarelto, Bayer/Janssen) was superior to enoxaparin in preventing venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients immobilized by nonmajor orthopedic surgical procedures, in a new randomized trial. Results showed a significantly lower risk for...

Fast Five Quiz: Cancer-Associated Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/925035

Mar 16th, 2020 - The spectrum of venous thromboembolism (VTE) comprises both deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE). The manifestation of these diseases covers a wide range, from clinically silent to massive embolism causing death. Thromboembolic d...

Fast Five Quiz: Blood Clots
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/926267

Mar 10th, 2020 - A blood clot refers to blood that is no longer in liquid form but is in a gel-like or semisolid state. Although blood clots may dissolve on their own, they represent a potentially life-threatening circumstance. Pulmonary embolism (PE) refers to wh...

U.S. Emergency Departments Over-Test for Suspected PE
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/925039

Feb 10th, 2020 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Overuse of computerized tomographic pulmonary angiography (CTPA) to rule out pulmonary embolism (PE) in U.S. emergency departments is costly and puts patients at risk for multiple adverse outcomes, a cross-sectional ana...

Deep Vein Thrombosis Risk Declines After Bariatric Surgery
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/923221

Dec 30th, 2019 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Bariatric surgery is associated with a significant decrease in the long-term risk of venous thromboembolic events (VTEs), principally deep vein thrombosis (DVT), according to findings from the UK Clinical Practice Resea...

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Patient Education  23 results see all →