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Embolic Disorders

  • Cassandra Wasson
  • Albert Kelly
  • David Ninan
  • Quy Tran
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Abstract

This chapter discusses thromboembolism, amniotic fluid embolism (AFE), and venous air embolism (VAE). It defines Virchow’s triad. It also discusses the treatment of these embolic disorders.

Keywords

Thromboembolism Amniotic fluid embolism (AFE) Venous air embolism (VAE) Virchow’s triad Treatment of embolic disorders 

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© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Cassandra Wasson
    • 1
  • Albert Kelly
    • 1
  • David Ninan
    • 2
  • Quy Tran
    • 3
  1. 1.Riverside University Health System - Medical CenterMoreno ValleyUSA
  2. 2.Riverside University Health System - Medical CenterLoma LindaUSA
  3. 3.Harbor–UCLA Medical CenterTorranceUSA

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