NOAC Prevents VTE During Chemotherapy
(MedPage Today) -- AVERT trial shows significant reduction driven by less pulmonary embolism (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - December 7, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Clinical Decision Support System Ups Outpatient PE Management
MONDAY, Nov. 26, 2018 -- The use of a clinical decision support system (CDSS) in the emergency department can improve outpatient management for patients with acute pulmonary embolism (PE), according to a study published online Nov. 13 in the Annals... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Boston Sci Puts up $4B for BTG
Boston Scientific is back on the M&A trail. This time the Marlborough, MA-based company is offering $4 billion to acquire BTG in a deal set to close in the first half of 2019. London-based BTG has three key businesses, the largest of which is its Interventional Medicine portfolio which encompasses several peripheral interventional product lines. The interventional oncology franchise includes the TheraSphere Y-90 radiotherapy microspheres and the GALIL cryoablation system, used to treat patients with liver, kidney and other cancers. BTG’s Interventional Medicine business also has a highly-differentiate...
Source: MDDI - November 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Source Type: news

Boston Scientific offers $4B for BTG
Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) said today that it agreed to offer roughly $4.24 billion to acquire British medical device maker BTG (LON:BTG). The £8.40-per-share offer, worth about £3.3 billion, is a 36.6% premium over BTG’s closing price yesterday and a 51.0% premium over the stock’s 90-day volume-weighted average price, the London-based company said. BTG’s largest division makes devices for oncology and vascular conditions; the company also makes overdose and antivenin drugs for snakebite. “The acquisition of BTG and its rapidly growing peripheral interventional port...
Source: Mass Device - November 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Featured Mergers & Acquisitions Oncology Vascular Wall Street Beat Boston Scientific BTG Source Type: news

Recurrent Pulmonary Embolism in a Compost Plant Worker
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - November 19, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: GAtherton Source Type: news

'New mums need to be given better health education'
George Roach's wife Michelle died from a pulmonary embolism six weeks after giving birth. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Web Tool Identifies Which PE Patients Can Be Treated at Home Web Tool Identifies Which PE Patients Can Be Treated at Home
Using a Web-based clinical decision support tool, physicians accurately identified which patients with pulmonary embolism could be safely discharged for home care.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Pulmonary Embolism: Web Tool IDs Cases Safe for Home Management
(MedPage Today) -- At-home treatment did not hurt outcomes in study (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - November 12, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

BTG Rides High on 2-Year Sentry Data at VIVA
Two-year results from BTG’s SENTRY trial paint a positive picture of the company’s bioconvertible inferior vena cava (IVC) filter. The London-based company unveiled the data at the Vascular Intervention Advances conference in Las Vegas. The prospective, multicenter trial of the BTG Sentry, found that in addition to providing protection against pulmonary embolism (PE) during the transient risk period, the device also had zero instances of tilt, perforation, migration and embolization through two years of imaging-intensive follow-up. In the long-term data, 85 patients were followed for 24 ...
Source: MDDI - November 9, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Source Type: news

Pulmonary artery embolism by a metal fragment after a booby trap explosion in a combat patient injured in the armed conflict in East Ukraine: a case report and review  of the literature - Khomenko I, Tsema I, Shklyarevych P, Kravchenko K, Holinko V, Nikolaienko S, Shypilov S, Gerasimenko O, Dinets A, Mishalov V.
We report a clinical ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Sickle Cell Trait Linked to Venous, Renal Complications Sickle Cell Trait Linked to Venous, Renal Complications
People who carry sickle cell trait (SCT) are at increased risk of pulmonary embolism (PE) and chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to the first-ever systematic review to look at clinical outcomes associated with the trait.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - November 1, 2018 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Multistep Diagnostic Strategy Safely Rules Out PE in Pregnant Women Multistep Diagnostic Strategy Safely Rules Out PE in Pregnant Women
A multistep diagnostic strategy can be used to rule out pulmonary embolism with minimal radiation exposure during pregnancy, according to results from the CT-PE-Pregnancy Group.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Algorithm Validated for Pulmonary Embolism Diagnosis in Pregnancy (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Standardized approach appeared safe in prospective study (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 24, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Embolism Recommendations Not Followed by Many Hospitals Embolism Recommendations Not Followed by Many Hospitals
Several Veteran's Administration Hospitals are not abiding by guidelines for patients with suspected pulmonary embolism, new research warns.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Residual Vein Obstruction Down With Compression After DVT
RVO less likely for those receiving compression within 24 hours of diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 4, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Are You Tall? Better Watch Out For Varicose Veins
(CNN) — In what researchers are calling “the largest genetic study ever performed” on varicose vein disease, a Stanford University School of Medicine study found a person’s height to be a significant risk factor for developing varicose veins. “We not only found an association between height and varicose veins, but the genetic studies we did showed a causal link,” said cardiologist and study author Dr. Nicholas Leeper, an associate professor of surgery and cardiovascular medicine at Stanford. “That suggests that the genes and pathways that drive human height are also likely to be ca...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Local TV Varicose Veins Source Type: news

BTG Intensifies Focus on Pulmonary Embolism Through Acquisition
BTG is busy on the M&A trail today. The London-based company has acquired Novate Medical, a firm focused on the prevention of pulmonary embolism (PE) in patients at high risk of venous thromboembolic events, for $20 million in cash with an additional $130 million in milestones. Novate Medical has developed Sentry, a bioconvertible inferior vena cava (IVC) filter, which has recently been granted 510(k) regulatory clearance. Sentry’s 12-month clinical trial data demonstrated no new symptomatic PE and no evidence of device migration, tilt, fracture, perforation or embolization, complications which have b...
Source: MDDI - September 10, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Source Type: news

BTG to pay up to $150M for Irish IVC filter startup
BTG (LSE: BTG) has expanded its pulmonary embolism (PE) business by acquiring Novate Medical Ltd., a startup focused on the prevention of PE in patients at high risk of venous thromboembolic events. Founded in 2006, Novate (Galway, Ireland) develops inferior vena cava (IVC) filters to reduce the likelihood of pulmonary embolism in high-risk clinical situations. Its Sentry device is the first bioconvertible IVC filter and recently won 510(k) clearance from the FDA. Sentry’s 12-month clinical trial data demonstrated no new symptomatic PE and no evidence of device migration, tilt, fracture, perforation or embo...
Source: Mass Device - September 7, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Blog Business/Financial News Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Vascular BTG Novate Medical Source Type: news

Rural Vs Urban Cancer Outcomes: HealthLeaders Media
(MedPage Today) -- Also, at-home treatment for pulmonary embolism (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - September 5, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Bilateral PE in an Adolescent Following Arthroscopic Surgery Bilateral PE in an Adolescent Following Arthroscopic Surgery
This case of pulmonary embolism in a young patient following arthroscopy highlights the need for vigilance, as PE can occur regardless of age and risk profile following even low-risk surgery.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Can echocardiography improve care of patients with pulmonary embolism?
In a study of 35,935 patients, researchers found that the use of echocardiography could help to accurately predict 30-day mortality from pulmonary embolism. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - August 26, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Overtreatment of Isolated Subsegmental Pulmonary Embolism Common, Harmful Overtreatment of Isolated Subsegmental Pulmonary Embolism Common, Harmful
A new study provides more evidence of overtreatment of isolated subsegmental pulmonary embolism.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Which test is best for excluding PE during pregnancy?
Which is the superior imaging study to exclude pulmonary embolism (PE) in pregnant...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRA tops CTA for pulmonary embolism evaluation French find no need for CT to rule out PE CT use for pulmonary embolism rises despite low yield Doctors who order fewer CTPA scans detect more PE Ultrasound elevates diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 24, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Ruling Out Pulmonary Embolism in High Risk Patients Ruling Out Pulmonary Embolism in High Risk Patients
Which strategies may sufficiently rule out pulmonary embolism in high-risk patients?Western Journal of Emergency Medicine: Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

7 medtech stories we missed this week: June 22, 2018
[Image from unsplash.com]From Accuray’s India approval to Masimo and PositiveID launching a Bluetooth-enabled thermometer, here are seven medtech stories we missed this week but thought were still worth mentioning. 1. India approves Accuray’s Radixact X9 radiation therapy device Accuray announced in a June 21 press release that it has received an Atomic Energy Regulatory Board Type Approval in India for its Radixact X9 System. The approval allows the company to sell the TomoTherapy platform while allowing hospitals throughout India to import the system. The Radixact and TomoTherapy Systems are radiation th...
Source: Mass Device - June 22, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: 510(k) Cardiovascular Diagnostics Endoscopic / Arthroscopic Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Hospital Care Imaging Patient Monitoring Regulatory/Compliance Ultrasound Accuray Inc. Arcuro Medical BTG Masimo MedTech NuSight P Source Type: news

No new trial for Bard in $4m vena cava filter loss
Becton Dickinson & Co. (NYSE:BDX) subsidiary C.R. Bard this week failed to win a new trial after a jury awarded nearly $4 million to the plaintiff in a bellwether product liability lawsuit brought over Bard’s inferior vena cava filter. Plaintiff Sherr-Una Booker was implanted in June 2007 with a Bard G2 IVC filter to mitigate her risk of pulmonary embolism during or after a surgery, according to court documents. By 2014 the G2 filter had tilted to penetrate the IVC’s wall and fractured, leaving one strut in Booker’s right atrium. During surgery in July 2014 to remove the filter and stru...
Source: Mass Device - June 21, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Cardiovascular Legal News bectondickinson crbard Source Type: news

VTE Linked to Acute Decline in Physical Function in Women
Greater difference in physical decline for women specifically reporting pulmonary embolism (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 15, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Post-Op VTE Risk Up After Intra-Op Blood Transfusion
(MedPage Today) -- Deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism more common within 30 days (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - June 14, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

XARELTO ® (rivaroxaban) Associated with Significantly Reduced Time in Hospital and Decreased Costs Compared to Standard of Care in New Study of Patients with Low-Risk Pulmonary Embolism (PE)
(Source: Johnson and Johnson)
Source: Johnson and Johnson - June 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Stress echo beats CCTA for evaluating chest pain
Stress echocardiography is a safe method of evaluating chest pain in patients...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRA tops CTA for pulmonary embolism evaluation CCTA usage rate rises sharply, but still eclipsed by MPI CCTA predicts heart events in stable chest pain patients Radiologists now use CCTA more than cardiologists do Echo groups release new stress echo guidelines (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Serena Williams Battles Pulmonary Embolism and a Hematoma
Title: Serena Williams Battles Pulmonary Embolism and a HematomaCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 3/3/2011 12:42:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:09 PM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - June 13, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Life-threatening pulmonary embolism that occurred immediately after acute carbon monoxide poisoning in the emergency department - Lee SJ, Cha YS, Lee Y, Kim H.
We report the first case of a life-threatening PE that occu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Pulmonary thromboembolism after carbon monoxide poisoning: a case series and review of the literature - Lee Y, Lim TH, Kang H, Oh J, Ko BS.
OBJECTIVE: Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is known to increase thrombotic tendency, and the risk of deep vein thrombosis in individuals who have experienced CO poisoning is higher than in the general population. However, there are a few reports describing ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Inari Medical wins FDA 510(k) for FlowTriever
Inari Medical said today it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its FlowTriever stent retriever designed to treat pulmonary embolisms. The clearance came based upon results from the company’s Flare clinical study of the device, which examined data from 106 patients with acute pulmonary embolisms treated with the FlowTriever at 18 US sites, the Irvine, Calif.-based company said. Results from the study indicated a decrease in mean RV/LV ratio from baseline of 1.53 to 1.15 at 48 hours post-procedure. Data also indicated excellent safety at 30 days with a 3.8% rate of major adverse events and no device related complication...
Source: Mass Device - May 22, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Regulatory/Compliance Vascular Inari Medical Source Type: news

MRA tops CTA for pulmonary embolism evaluation
MR angiography (MRA) may have an edge over CT angiography (CTA) for diagnosing...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: French find no need for CT to rule out PE CT use for pulmonary embolism rises despite low yield Doctors who order fewer CTPA scans detect more PE Role of imaging modalities is changing for PE diagnosis Video from ECR 2017: Dr. Martine Rémy-Jardin on pulmonary embolism (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

May 4, 2018 This Week in Cardiology May 4, 2018 This Week in Cardiology
AHA rescinds sections of the stroke guidelines, thrombectomy for pulmonary embolism, Mitra-clip, nuts and AF, and blood pressure measurements are discussed in this week's podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

FLARE: Mechanical Thrombectomy Effective in Intermediate-Risk PE FLARE: Mechanical Thrombectomy Effective in Intermediate-Risk PE
The ability to perform catheter-directed mechanical thrombectomy sans thrombolytics could be a game-changer in the treatment of acute pulmonary embolism, but experts caution it's early days.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Inari Medical touts FlowTriever pulmonary embolism study data
Inari Medical today presented results from a study of its FlowTriever retrieval and aspiration system designed to treat pulmonary embolism, touting the safety and efficacy of the system. Results were presented by Dr. Thomas Tu of Louisville, Ky.’s Baptist Health at the Scientific Sessions of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions in San Diego, Irvine, Calif.-based Inari Medical said. “The significant improvement in right heart function shown with the FlowTriever system compares very favorably with outcomes of other techniques used to treat PE. At the same time, the impressive safety profil...
Source: Mass Device - April 30, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Vascular Inari Medical Source Type: news

She Died After Collapsing on a Plane the Pilot Refused to Divert. Now Her Family Is Suing.
Brittany Oswell died after having a pulmonary embolism in flight. A suit claims American Airlines was negligent and its medical equipment was faulty. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MATTHEW HAAG Tags: Airlines and Airplanes Suits and Litigation (Civil) American Airlines Brittany Oswell South Carolina Deaths (Fatalities) Chris Starks Tina Starks Cory Oswell Source Type: news

DVT and Pulmonary Embolism Secondary to Urinary Retention DVT and Pulmonary Embolism Secondary to Urinary Retention
What was the unusual cause of DVT and PE in this elderly patient presenting with leg edema?Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

DVT More Likely With Varicose Veins
(MedPage Today) -- Pulmonary embolism, PAD also associated in population-based study (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - February 28, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Rule-Out Criteria Safely Reduced Testing for PE Rule-Out Criteria Safely Reduced Testing for PE
Among very low risk patients seen in emergency departments with suspected pulmonary embolism (PE), the use of PE rule-out criteria did not result in more thromboembolic events in the next 3 months.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

PERC Safely Rules Out Pulmonary Embolism in ED Setting (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Outcomes among very low-risk patients not inferior to usual care (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - February 14, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

French find no need for CT to rule out PE
French researchers found that a set of clinical criteria was just as accurate...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT use for pulmonary embolism rises despite low yield Doctors who order fewer CTPA scans detect more PE Role of imaging modalities is changing for PE diagnosis Video from ECR 2017: Dr. Martine Rémy-Jardin on pulmonary embolism Ultrasound elevates diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA Letter to Health Care Providers: Death and Pulmonary Embolism Related to Extracorporeal Photopheresis (ECP) Treatment https://go.usa.gov/xnHCy   #MedicalDevice
FDA Letter to Health Care Providers: Death and Pulmonary Embolism Related to Extracorporeal Photopheresis (ECP) Treatment https://go.usa.gov/xnHCy  #MedicalDevice (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - February 8, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

BTG touts one-year follow-up data for Ekos pulmonary embolism therapy
BTG (LON:BTG) touted results today from a one-year follow-up of pulmonary embolism patients who received the company’s Ekos therapy in its Optalyse PE trial. Researchers studied the 12-month outcomes of 101 patients who were treated over a shorter period and with smaller doses of thrombolytic drugs compared to the current standard. Pulmonary embolism patients treated with BTG’s Ekos device and anti-coagulation drugs received therapy in as little as two hours with a tissue plasminogen activator dose as low as 8 mg, the company reported. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business...
Source: Mass Device - February 6, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Cardiovascular Clinical Trials Drug-Device Combinations Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat BTG Source Type: news

AbbVie Wins U.S. Trial in Lawsuit Over AndroGel's Risks AbbVie Wins U.S. Trial in Lawsuit Over AndroGel's Risks
A federal jury in Chicago on Friday found AbbVie Inc not liable in a lawsuit by an Arizona man who claimed he had suffered a pulmonary embolism due to using the company's testosterone replacement medication AndroGel.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - January 31, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

CT use for pulmonary embolism rises despite low yield
The use of chest CT to spot pulmonary embolism in hospital emergency department...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Doctors who order fewer CTPA scans detect more PE Imaging lands high on list of overused medical exams Role of imaging modalities is changing for PE diagnosis Video from ECR 2017: Dr. Martine Rémy-Jardin on pulmonary embolism ACP: Routine CT for suspected PE is unnecessary (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 30, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Pulmonary Embolism (Blood Clot in the Lung)
Title: Pulmonary Embolism (Blood Clot in the Lung)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 3/20/2008 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/30/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - January 30, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Fainting Rarely Tied to Blood Clot, Study Finds
A study of more than 1.6 million adults treated in the emergency department after fainting -- medically known as a "syncope" -- found less than 1 percent had a blockage in an artery leading to the lungs, or pulmonary embolism. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news