[ US /ˈɛmboʊˌɫɪzəm/ ]
[ UK /ˈɛmbə‍ʊlˌɪzəm/ ]
  1. occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus (a loose clot or air bubble or other particle)
  2. an insertion into a calendar
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How To Use embolism In A Sentence

  • Anticoagulation is required afterwards because the atria continue to fibrillate and the risk of systemic embolism persists.
  • Such pulmonary embolisms, leading to sudden death, can stem from immobilisation, multiple trauma and dehydration.
  • Plus, we don't recommend people over 60yrs of age to fly at least 6-8 weeks post up due to lower vascular circulation and increase in pulmonary embolism. Hillary Clinton 'elbowed' aside?
  • The registry included patients with symptomatic and asymptomatic pulmonary embolism.
  • Autopsy of the patient showed mild lung scarring but no evidence of acute myocardial infarction, pulmonary embolism, or cerebrovascular accident.
  • Immediate clinical manifestations of acute lung injury include pneumothorax, pulmonary oedema, and air embolism.
  • However, much less is known of the ecophysiology and structure/function relationships of these cellular ingrowths, except that their presence correlates with vessel embolism.
  • Venous thromboembolisms kill more than 25,000 people in the UK every year according to a report released by the Commons Health Committee earlier this month.
  • The 29-year-old had developed a haematoma from a pulmonary embolism, stemming from an incident when she cut her foot on broken glass in a Munich restaurant last July. Serena Williams admits to suffering depression during injury lay-off
  • The effects of hypoxia and air microembolism on pulmonary pressor response and lung fluid exchange were studied in eight conscious goats with chronic lung lymph fistula.
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