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Diseases » Thromboembolism » Summary
 

What is Thromboembolism?

What is Thromboembolism?

  • Thromboembolism: Lodgement of a blood clot causing blockage.
  • Thromboembolism: Obstruction of a vessel by a blood clot that has been transported from a distant site by the blood stream.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Thromboembolism: occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus that has broken away from a thrombus.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Thromboembolism: Introduction

Types of Thromboembolism:

Types of Thromboembolism:

Broader types of Thromboembolism:

How serious is Thromboembolism?

Complications of Thromboembolism: see complications of Thromboembolism

What causes Thromboembolism?

Causes of Thromboembolism: see causes of Thromboembolism
Risk factors for Thromboembolism: see risk factors for Thromboembolism

What are the symptoms of Thromboembolism?

Symptoms of Thromboembolism: see symptoms of Thromboembolism

Complications of Thromboembolism: see complications of Thromboembolism

Thromboembolism: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Thromboembolism.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Thromboembolism.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Thromboembolism: see treatments for Thromboembolism
Prevention of Thromboembolism: see prevention of Thromboembolism
Research for Thromboembolism: see research for Thromboembolism

Society issues for Thromboembolism


Hospitalization statistics for Thromboembolism: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Thromboembolism:

  • 0.07% (8,899) of hospital consultant episodes were for arterial embolism and thrombosis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 80% of hospital consultant episodes for arterial embolism and thrombosis required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 55% of hospital consultant episodes for arterial embolism and thrombosis were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 45% of hospital consultant episodes for arterial embolism and thrombosis were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 39% of hospital consultant episodes for arterial embolism and thrombosis required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Thromboembolism:

Organs and body systems related to Thromboembolism include:

Name of Thromboembolism

Main name of condition: Thromboembolism

Thromboembolism: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Thromboembolism:

 

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