How to use Embolism in a sentence
To the discovery of the parts played in disease by thrombosis and embolism we have referred above.
Should the portion of tissue deprived of its circulation be contained in an internal organ, as is so often the case where the obstruction in the artery is due to embolism, it becomes converted into what is known as an " infarction."
Without immediate and appropriate treatment, an embolism can be fatal.
In more serious disease states, such as severe asthma or moderate pulmonary embolism, respiratory alkalosis may occur.
This is called pulmonary embolism or PE and is a common cause of sudden, unexpected death.Advertisement
For example, if the person has an air embolism in the arteries carrying blood to the brain, it may cause seizures.
However, no tests were performed to determine whether or not he had suffered a pulmonary embolism.
These drugs will help keep the clot from increasing in size and help prevent pulmonary embolism.
The backup diver was no doubt instructed not to buddy breathe to avoid an embolism.
Very rarely, severe OHSS may be complicated by pulmonary embolism, ischemic stroke and myocardial infarction.Advertisement
You may also have your lungs scanned to check for a pulmonary embolism.
There were five deaths due to amniotic fluid embolism (where the fluid enters the mother's circulation ), fewer than previous reports.
Even if paradoxical embolism was the cause of the initial event, as patients age strokes may recur for other reasons.
Seasonal variation in fatal pulmonary embolism has been well documented by at least 23 reports comprising nearly 11 000 cases.
One risk specifically associated with keyhole surgery is gas embolism.Advertisement
In the bends, the air embolism is a bubble of nitrogen.
Anticoagulant drugs are commonly used to prevent problems such as strokes from blood-clot embolism.
By embolism is meant the more or less sudden stoppage of a vessel by a plug of solid matter carried thither by the current of the blood; be it a little clot from the heart or, what is far more pernicious, an infective fragment from some focus of infection in the body, by which messengers new foci of infection may be scattered about the body.
If you have a history of DVT or embolism, it might be sensible to consult your doctor before traveling long distances.
A cerebral embolism is a blood clot that travels to the clogged blood vessel from another location in the circulatory system.Advertisement
When blood supply to a tissue or organ is blocked by an embolism, infarction, or death of the tissue the artery feeds, occurs.
A pulmonary embolism can be a very serious, and in some cases fatal, condition.
Blood clots - including deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
Possible complications include anesthesia problems, infections, injury to the intestine, and pulmonary embolism.
The embolism kept Harris from the waters for almost a year while he recovered, but he returned to work and the show in 2009.Advertisement
This lipoemic condition may cause embolism, the plugging especially occurring in the lung capillaries.
A burst blood vessel in the brain followed by uncontrolled bleeding (intracerebral hemorrhage) can cause a fetal stroke, or a clot (embolism) can obstruct a cerebral blood vessel.
Although rare in healthy infants born at or near term, intracerebral hemorrhage and brain embolism, like fetal stroke, are sometimes genetic.
Blood clots in the renal arteries are uncommon, but when they do occur, there is a risk of pulmonary embolism, a dangerous condition that occurs when the clot or a portion of the clot dislodges and travels to the lungs.
One of the major goals of treatment is to prevent the blood clot in the renal vein from detaching and moving into the lungs (pulmonary embolism), where it can cause serious complications.
It is, but your partner should never blow air into the vagina during this sexual activity, as it is possible to develop an air embolism as a result, which is a life-threatening condition for mother and baby.