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Fat Embolism

Blocking of a blood vessel by fat deposits in the circulation. It is often seen after fractures of large bones or after administration of CORTICOSTEROIDS.
Also Known As:
Embolism, Fat; Embolisms, Fat; Fat Embolisms
Networked: 506 relevant articles (9 outcomes, 44 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
2. Tibial Fractures (Fracture, Tibial)
3. Femoral Fractures (Femoral Fracture)
4. Pneumonia (Pneumonitis)
5. Bone Fractures (Bone Fracture)

Experts

1. Krebs, Jörg: 6 articles (11/2010 - 03/2002)
2. Chen, Hsing I: 5 articles (01/2012 - 03/2003)
3. Aebli, Nikolaus: 5 articles (02/2008 - 03/2002)
4. Schemitsch, Emil H: 4 articles (03/2014 - 10/2009)
5. Adler, Federico: 3 articles (04/2012 - 03/2003)
6. Kim, Hak Jin: 3 articles (04/2011 - 10/2002)
7. Heini, Paul F: 3 articles (11/2010 - 11/2008)
8. Benneker, Lorin M: 3 articles (11/2010 - 11/2008)
9. Gisep, Armando: 3 articles (11/2010 - 11/2008)
10. Huang, Ping: 2 articles (06/2015 - 10/2012)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Fat Embolism:
1. MethylprednisoloneFDA LinkGeneric
2. Dextrans (Dextran)FDA Link
3. Dexamethasone (Maxidex)FDA LinkGeneric
4. oil red OIBA
5. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids)IBA
6. TrioleinIBA
7. Polymethyl Methacrylate (Sol)IBA
8. Interleukin-6 (Interleukin 6)IBA
9. Heparin (Liquaemin)FDA LinkGeneric
10. LipidsIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Arthroplasty
2. Ligation
3. Artificial Respiration (Mechanical Ventilation)
4. Vertebroplasty
5. Lipectomy (Liposuction)