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Pulmonary Embolism Summary

Description: Blocking of the PULMONARY ARTERY or one of its branches by an EMBOLUS.

Also Known As: Embolism, Pulmonary; Embolisms, Pulmonary; Pulmonary Embolisms; Pulmonary Thromboembolisms; Thromboembolisms, Pulmonary Show All >>

Networked: 7849 relevant articles (429 outcomes, 731 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Pulmonary Embolism

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Heparin (Liquaemin) : 77 outcomes 94 studies in 759 results : FDA 74 Generic
  2. Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin (Heparin, Low Molecular Weight) : 40 outcomes 61 studies in 329 results : IBA
  3. fibrin fragment D (D-dimer) : 21 outcomes 77 studies in 556 results : IBA
  4. Warfarin (Coumadin) : 20 outcomes 27 studies in 200 results : FDA 21 Generic
  5. Enoxaparin (Lovenox) : 18 outcomes 30 studies in 119 results : FDA 2 Generic
  6. Anticoagulants : 15 outcomes 16 studies in 217 results : IBA
  7. 4- ((1,4,8,11- tetraazacyclotetradec- 1- yl)methyl)benzoic acid : 12 outcomes 35 studies in 213 results : IBA
  8. Tissue Plasminogen Activator (Alteplase) : 12 outcomes 26 studies in 181 results : FDA 2
  9. Streptokinase : 12 outcomes 13 studies in 126 results : FDA 1
  10. Adenosine Diphosphate (ADP) : 12 outcomes 3 studies in 15 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Pulmonary Embolism

  1. Venous Thrombosis (Deep-Vein Thrombosis)
  2. Thrombosis (Thrombus)
  3. Hemorrhage
  4. Myocardial Infarction
  5. Venous Thromboembolism
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Key Therapies for Pulmonary Embolism

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  1. Thrombolytic Therapy : 35 outcomes 27 studies in 448 results
  2. Vena Cava Filters (Inferior Vena Cava Filter) : 33 outcomes 16 studies in 316 results
  3. Catheters : 18 outcomes 19 studies in 376 results
  4. Embolectomy : 16 outcomes 8 studies in 292 results
  5. Thrombectomy : 13 outcomes 5 studies in 131 results
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