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Postoperative pulmonary embolism

Postoperative pulmonary embolism: Introduction

A blood clot that occurs in the lung after any surgical procedure. A pulmonary embolism is a medical term for a blood clot that forms in another part of the body and then travels to the lung and causes a blockage. A pulmonary embolism can cause permanent lung damage due to lack of blood flow and insufficient oxygen supply. In severe cases it can be fatal. In 2000 in the US an estimated 9 cases of postoperative pulmonary embolism occurred per 1,000 surgical discharges. ...more »

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