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Sleep Apnea And Pulmonary Embolism by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 02 Aug 2010 7:47pm 1 Comment Here's another link that solidifies the connections in my sleep-breathing paradigm: Researchers found that people who have pulmonary embolism (PE) have a much higher change of having undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea. Pulmonary embolism is a condition where blood clots from your lower legs or other parts of your body travel into your lungs an ... Read on »
Sleep Apnea: Seeking Resolution by Mark Pegram Posted Sat 14 Apr 2012 9:16am This week Tonya commented on my post about sleep apnea.  How to Heal Sleep Apnea – Eliminate the CPAP .  I believe there are so many sufferers of sleep apnea that is just from vitamin D deficiency that I have decided to highlight her comment.  Sleep apnea is failure of the CNS due either to trauma or nutritional deficiency.  The diagnosis of ob ... Read on »
What are the causes of Pulmonary hypertension? by Jan Posted Mon 06 Sep 2010 12:00am In the last citing I highlighted the diagnostic techniques that differentiate pulmonary hypertension and other associated diseases that show similar signs and symptoms that might confuse you and your physician. That I explained the diagnostics previously, you must be thinking of this important question that will be striking in your mind by now ... Read on »
Frequently Asked Questions by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm FAQ About Gastric Bypass (A) Preparation for Weight Loss Surgery Q. How do I know if I qualify for weight reduction surgery A. You qualify if: » You weigh twice your ideal body weight or You are overweight by 100 l ... Read on »
Malpractice defense: Lung Infection vs. Chronic Pulmonary Embolism by David W. Patient Expert Posted Wed 17 Mar 2010 2:10pm In addition to my consulting work and writing the Health Business Blog , I’m chairman of the board of Advanced Practice Strategies , a medical risk management firm that provides litigation support for malpractice defense and an eLearning curriculum focused on enhancing patient safety. Here’s the Advanced Practice Strategies case of the mo ... Read on »
Feb 16 2012 Never too Old to learn by Roxlyn Facebook Posted Fri 17 Feb 2012 12:08am One is never too old to learn more or have new experiences. Last week for the first time in my 73 years,  I was "acting chief"… I presided as a Vice President over an executive meeting... and surprise, it was easy... because, it was a telephone conference call. What a difference that makes not having folks stare at you. I think I did OK and two ... Read on »
Pulmonary Embolism: Here’s What You Need To Know by Kodjoworkout Posted Sun 04 Aug 2013 8:29pm Can Pulmonary Embolism be Overlooked? Athletes and those that exercise regularly, who exhibit symptoms of Pulmonary Embolism (PE) may be completely overlooked by healthcare professionals and trainers when searching for answers to their seemingly common, though unresolved, pangs. This is generally because most athletes and those who get re ... Read on »
Pulmonary Embolisms (PE) – Cook Medical’s Next-Generation (IVC) Filter Delivery System by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 27 Sep 2009 10:21pm This week Cook Medical participated in the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics Convention in San Francisco where they announced a new product line to combat and prevent pulmonary embolisms.  PEs are the #1 cause of in-hospital deaths, affecting 600,000 Americans every year, and resulting in 200,000 deaths (that’s more than breast cancer, A ... Read on »
Origin and location of chest pain in acute pulmonary embolism by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 21 Oct 2009 10:02pm Pulmonary embolism is  one of the  important  causes of acute chest pain . It can mimic  acute coronary syndrome . In fact along with aortic dissection  , it forms  a  differential diagnosis for STEMI especailly if the ECG is not typical. The Chest pain of acute pulmonary embolism can originate in one of the following structures  with diff ... Read on »
How will you manage failed pulmonary thrombolysis in acute pulmonary embolism ? by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 10 Oct 2010 10:26am Acute massive  pulmonary embolism is a dreaded medical  emergency  . In the past,  surgical embolectomy was the main option . Now , we have thrombolysis as a viable option.But , it does not work in all cases.* (90% success ?). It is critical to evaluate the success of thrombolyis , before embarking upon rescue embolectomy. As it is often ... Read on »