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Pulmonary Embolism

Pulmonary Embolism: What it is, Symptoms, Causes and Risk Factors, Diagnosis, Treatments | National Heart Centre Singapore

Pulmonary Embolism - How to prevent?

Pulmonary Embolism - Treatments

The aim of treatment for pulmonary embolism is to stop the blood clot from growing and prevent new formations of blood clots. Immediate treatment is essential to prevent the condition from becoming life-threatening. Some of these treatments include:
  • Medication such as blood thinners (anticoagulants) and clot dissolvers (thrombolytics)
  • Surgery such as clot removal and vein filter

Pulmonary Embolism - Preparing for surgery

Pulmonary Embolism - Post-surgery care

Pulmonary Embolism - Other Information

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