Asked in Scuba
When can I Scuba dive after embolism?
withOut knowing more details than "EMBOLISM" * Pulmonary embolism? * Brain embolism? * Air embolism - caused by an air bubble; usually from decompression sickness in divers? * Thromboembolism - an embolism caused by a blood clot ? you're best bet is to talk to your doctor ...
How do you use embolism?
An embolism is an obstruction of a blood vessel, either by a clot or an air bubble. Here are some sentences. The embolism blocked the flow of blood to her heart. The doctor said he had an embolism in a blood vessel in his brain. An air embolism can be fatal. ...
What is the difference between thrombosis and embolism?
A thrombosis and embolism are similar because they both form blood clots. However, a thrombosis is stationary while an embolism usually travels. ...
What is an air embolism?
You get the air embolism, when there is air in the vascular system. It may be accidental during intravenous fluid administration. You get the air embolism, when you come out of the deep sea very rapidly. ...
Asked in Pulmonary Health
Can you have a pulmonary embolism 24 hours ago and not get treatment?
I guess so it would depend on how severe the embolism was. There is a wikipedia article about pulmonary embolism it talks about untreated embolism so I would say it is possible. Click on the related link below to go to the wiki page. ...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases, Pulmonary Health
What are some compilcations of pulmonary embolism?
The biggest risk of a Pulmonary Embolism (PE) is that the person suffering may die. The biggest risk of a Pulmonary Embolism (PE) is that the person suffering may die. ...
Asked in Blood Transfusions
How does an air embolism occur during a blood transfusion?
Very rarely, an air embolism is created when air is introduced into a patient's veins through the tubing used for intravenous infusion. The danger of embolism is greatest when infusion is begun or ended. ...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases
When will air embolism will be symptomatic after air enters the artery?
Yes. If it lodges in the lungs, you will have signs of a pulmonary embolism. Heart=Cardiogenic/Obstructive shock. Brain=Stroke ...
How many milliLiter of Air can cause Air embolism?
5 ml or more of air can cause air embolism.....It can travel through the circulatory system and cause air embolim.... ...