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embolization

 [em″bo-lĭ-za´shun]
1. the process or condition of becoming an embolus.
2. therapeutic introduction of a substance into a vessel in order to occlude it.

em·bo·li·za·tion

(em'bol-i-zā'shŭn),
1. The formation and release of an embolus into the circulation.
2. Therapeutic introduction of various substances into the circulation to occlude vessels, either to arrest or prevent hemorrhaging, to devitalize a structure, tumor, or organ by occluding its blood supply, or to reduce blood flow to an arteriovenous malformation.

embolization

/em·bo·li·za·tion/ (em″bŏ-lĭ-za´shun)
1. the process or condition of becoming an embolus.
2. therapeutic introduction of a substance into a vessel in order to occlude it.

embolization

Therapeutics The blocking of an artery by a clot or foreign material, to prevent blood flow to a tumor

em·bo·li·za·tion

(em'bŏ-līzā'shŭn)
1. The formation and release of an embolus into the circulation.
2. Therapeutic introduction of various substances into the circulation to occlude vessels, either to arrest or prevent hemorrhaging or to devitalize a structure or organ by occluding its blood supply.
Synonym(s): embolisation.

Embolization

A technique to stop or prevent hemorrhage by introducing a foreign mass, such as an air-filled membrane (balloon), into a blood vessel to block the flow of blood.

embolization

therapeutic introduction of embolizing or sclerosing agent into leg veins, as a treatment for varicose veins

embolization

1. the process or condition of becoming an embolus.
2. therapeutic introduction of a substance into a vessel in order to occlude it.

Patient discussion about embolization

Q. Does anyone have any experience or suggestions regarding aerobic exercise post DVT and/or PE?

A. drink a lot of water and be aware. if you take your meds i think there shouldn't be a problem, but i strongly recommend asking your physician about it. he knows you and the problem and can give you a much much better answer.

Q. What is the differential diagnosis of chest pain in a 35 year old woman? I am a 35 years old woman. I suffer from chest pain for about 24 hours. I just came back from a trip to Europe, and i feel really bad. I smoke and I take anti contraceptive and i know that I am at a risk for pulmonary embolism or costochondritis. Cat it be something else?

A. The differential diagnosis of chest pain is very wide.
It can start in costochondritis if u carried a lot of luggage or might be pulmonary embolism if you didn't move from the chair all the flight. But it can also be a sign for an acute coronary syndrome (even at the age of 35) or a pericarditis. To be sure you need to consult with your GP.

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Objective: To evaluate the results of uterine fibroid embolisation as a treatment option for symptomatic uterine fibroids in the local population.
Although many case reports are published about embolisation of stent before deployment3, the reports of migration of stent after deployment are rare.
We present a case where bronchial artery embolisation had to be augmented by pulmonary artery coil embolisation for a Rasmussen's aneurysm after recurrent haemoptysis.
Selective arterial embolisation or balloon occlusion radiologically.
In inoperable cases embolisation and/or radiotherapy can be used for palliation.
This new procedure, uterine fibroid embolisation, is a non-invasive and less painful option available to women who are seeking treatment for troublesome uterine fibroids," said George Jepson, CEO of Al Ain Hospital.
Distal embolisation after manipulation of calcified major vessels or valves is seen as the predominant cause for neurological impairment.