*  Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis
Thrombosis of the sinuses is the main mechanism behind the increase in intracranial pressure due to decreased resorption of ... Diaz JM, Schiffman JS, Urban ES, Maccario M (1992). "Superior sagittal sinus thrombosis and pulmonary embolism: a syndrome ... "Intracranial venous thrombosis - Patient UK". UCH Institute for Child Health. "Clinical guideline Cerebral Venous Sinus ... Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) is the presence of acute thrombosis (a blood clot) in the dural venous sinuses, which ...
*  List of MeSH codes (C14)
... intracranial embolism MeSH C14.907.253.378.350 --- intracranial thrombosis MeSH C14.907.253.378.586 --- sinus thrombosis, ... intracranial embolism and thrombosis MeSH C14.907.355.350.850.213.206 --- carotid artery thrombosis MeSH C14.907.355.350. ... intracranial embolism and thrombosis MeSH C14.907.355.830.850.213.206 --- carotid artery thrombosis MeSH C14.907.355.830. ... intracranial embolism and thrombosis MeSH C14.907.253.378.206 --- carotid artery thrombosis MeSH C14.907.253.378.300 --- ...
*  List of MeSH codes (C10)
... intracranial embolism and thrombosis MeSH C10.228.140.300.525.400 --- intracranial embolism MeSH C10.228.140.300.525.425 --- ... intracranial thrombosis MeSH C10.228.140.300.525.669 --- sinus thrombosis, intracranial MeSH C10.228.140.300.525.669.375 --- ... sagittal sinus thrombosis MeSH C10.228.140.300.535 --- intracranial hemorrhages MeSH C10.228.140.300.535.200 --- cerebral ... cavernous sinus thrombosis MeSH C10.228.140.300.525.669.562 --- lateral sinus thrombosis MeSH C10.228.140.300.525.669.750 --- ...
*  Pulmonary embolism
Thrombosis and Vascular Biology. "Management of massive and submassive pulmonary embolism, iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis, ... "Thrombolysis for Pulmonary Embolism and Risk of All-Cause Mortality, Major Bleeding, and Intracranial Hemorrhage". JAMA. 311 ( ... The pulmonary embolism rule-out criteria (PERC) helps assess people in whom pulmonary embolism is suspected, but unlikely. ... Pulmonary embolism at Curlie (based on DMOZ) Wells criteria for pulmonary embolism online calculator Clinical prediction ...
*  Cardiac arrest
... or intracranial hemorrhage), overdose, drowning and pulmonary embolism. Cardiac arrest can also be caused by poisoning (for ... A collapsed lung Thrombosis (Myocardial infarction) - Heart attack Thromboembolism (Pulmonary embolism) - A blood clot in the ... Thrombolytics when used generally may cause harm but may be of benefit in those with a confirmed pulmonary embolism as the ...
*  Thrombosis prevention
Between 5% and 10% of all in hospital deaths are due to pulmonary embolism (as a consequence of thrombosis). Estimates of the ... abortion ectopic pregnancy molar pregnancy pregnancy childbirth and the puerperium coronary portal vein thrombosis intracranial ... "Deep Vein Thrombosis & Pulmonary Embolism, Chapter 2, Travelers' Health". CDC. Retrieved 2016-12-25. This article incorporates ... Hospital admissions in the US for pulmonary embolism are 200,000 to 300,000 yearly. Thrombosis that develops into DVT will ...
*  Cerebrovascular disease
... which may travel to the arteries within the brain and cause an embolism. The embolism prevents blood flow to the brain, which ... Intracranial aneurysms are a leading cause of subarachnoid hemorrhage, or bleeding around the brain within the subarachnoid ... Dissections within the carotid arteries or vertebral arteries may compromise blood flow to the brain due to thrombosis, and ... Edema, or swelling, of the brain may occur which increases intracranial pressure and may result in brain herniation. A stroke ...
*  Infectious intracranial aneurysm
The terms septic aneurysm and septic embolism and septic arteritis are also commonly used. However, the word septic refers to ... Other common sources include cavernous sinus thrombosis, bacterial meningitis, poor dental hygiene and intravenous drug use. ... An infectious intracranial aneurysm (IIA, also called mycotic aneurysm) is a cerebral aneurysm that is caused by infection of ... At the same time, we prefer the use of a more specific and accurate heading, namely, infected intracranial aneurysm, to include ...
*  Transient ischemic attack
In-situ thrombosis, an obstruction that forms directly in the cerebral vasculature unlike the remote embolism spoken about ... CT, however, is more widely available and can be used particularly to rule out intracranial hemorrhage. Diffusion sequences can ... Embolisms can originate from multiple parts of the body. The most common underlying pathology leading to TIA and stroke is a ... There are three major mechanisms of ischemia in the brain: embolism traveling to the brain, in situ thrombotic occlusion in the ...
*  Cyanosis
Central cyanosis may be due to the following causes: 1. Central nervous system (impairing normal ventilation): Intracranial ... deep vein thrombosis) Differential cyanosis is the bluish coloration of the lower but not the upper extremity and the head. ... Pulmonary hypertension Pulmonary embolism Hypoventilation Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD (emphysema) 3. ...
*  ICD-10 Chapter IX: Diseases of the circulatory system
Embolism and thrombosis of vena cava (I82.3) Embolism and thrombosis of renal vein (I82.8) Embolism and thrombosis of other ... Nonpyogenic thrombosis of intracranial venous system (I67.7) Cerebral arteritis, not elsewhere classified (I68) Cerebrovascular ... Portal vein thrombosis (I82) Other venous embolism and venous thrombosis (I82.0) Budd-Chiari syndrome (I82.1) Thrombophlebitis ... Arterial embolism and thrombosis (I77) Other disorders of arteries and arterioles (I77.0) Arteriovenous fistula, acquired ( ...
*  Pediatric stroke
Intracranial hemorrhage is the accumulation of blood anywhere within the skull vault. A distinction is made between intra-axial ... There are four reasons why this might happen: Thrombosis (obstruction of a blood vessel by a blood clot forming locally) ... Embolism (obstruction due to an embolus from elsewhere in the body, see below), Systemic hypoperfusion (general decrease in ... Stam J (April 2005). "Thrombosis of the cerebral veins and sinuses". The New England Journal of Medicine. 352 (17): 1791-8. ...
*  Ancrod
... central retinal and branch vein thrombosis; priapism; pulmonary hypertension of embolic origin; embolism after insertion of ... Ancrad showed modest benefits but a trend toward increased intracranial haemorrhage. A clinical trial published in 2006 found ... and thrombosis. A small study compared to ancrod to heparin in preventing thrombosis when given to people undergoing arterial ... It is also indicated for the prevention of deep venous thrombosis after repair of the fractured neck of a femur. For the ...
*  Apixaban
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) prophylaxis. DVTs may lead to pulmonary embolism (PE) in knee or hip replacement surgery patients. ... in preventing non-hemorrhagic stroke in people with atrial fibrillation and are associated with lower risk of intracranial ... "U.S. FDA Approves Eliquis (apixaban) for the Treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and Pulmonary Embolism (PE), and for the ... On March 14, 2014, it was approved for the additional use of preventing deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in people ...
*  Targeted temperature management
The risk of deep vein thrombosis may be the most pressing medical complication. Deep vein thrombosis can be characterized as a ... They have also rewarmed patients at too fast a rate, leading to spikes in intracranial pressure. Some of the new models have ... This condition may become potentially fatal if the clot travels to the lungs and causes a pulmonary embolism. Another potential ... The use of hypothermia to control intracranial pressure (ICP) after an ischemic stroke was found to be both safe and practical ...
*  List of ICD-9 codes 390-459: diseases of the circulatory system
452) Portal vein thrombosis (453) Other venous embolism and thrombosis (453.4) Deep vein thrombosis, unspec. (453.41) Deep vein ... Nonpyogenic thrombosis of intracranial venous sinus (437.7) Transient global amnesia (438) Late effects of cerebrovascular ... Cerebral thrombosis with cerebral infarction (434.1) Cerebral embolism (434.10) Cerebral embolism without cerebral infarction ( ... Iatrogenic pulmonary embolism and infarction (415.12) Septic pulmonary embolism (415.19) Other pulmonary embolism and ...
*  Tissue plasminogen activator
Decreased activity leads to hypofibrinolysis which can result in thrombosis or embolism. In ischemic stroke patients, decreased ... However a significant mortality rate was noted, mostly from intracranial haemorrhage at 7 days, but later mortality was not ... If pulmonary embolism causes severe instability due to high pressure on the heart ("massive PE") and leads to low blood ... Pulmonary embolism (blood clots that have moved to the lung arteries) is usually treated with heparin generally followed by ...
*  Brain damage
Vascular disorders of the brain include thrombosis, embolisms, angiomas, aneurysms, and cerebral arteriosclerosis. Brain ... Brain tumors can increase intracranial pressure, causing brain damage. Chemotherapy can cause brain damage to the neural stem ...
*  Batroxobin
... which can result in bleeding due to damage to blood vessels or even thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. The clots can also cause ... clinical use for the groups was confirmed because no significant difference between the groups of the incidence of intracranial ... It functions as an defibrinogenating agent and is used for patients with thrombosis. The batroxobin from the snake Bothrops ...
*  Intracerebral hemorrhage
Other symptoms include those that indicate a rise in intracranial pressure caused by a large mass putting pressure on the brain ... A very small proportion is due to cerebral venous sinus thrombosis. Risk factors for ICH include: Hypertension (high blood ... and cerebral embolism (30%). It is two or more times more common in black than white people. The inflammatory response ... Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH), also known as cerebral bleed, is a type of intracranial bleed that occurs within the brain ...
*  Stroke
... thrombosis or embolism due to atherosclerosis of a large artery, (2) an embolism originating in the heart, (3) complete ... and vomiting usually occur more often in hemorrhagic stroke than in thrombosis because of the increased intracranial pressure ... In paradoxical embolism, a deep vein thrombosis embolizes through an atrial or ventricular septal defect in the heart into the ... Two types of thrombosis can cause stroke: Large vessel disease involves the common and internal carotid arteries, the vertebral ...
*  Thrombolysis
Massive pulmonary embolism. For the treatment of a massive pulmonary embolism, catheter-directed therapy is a safer and more ... known intracranial arteriovenous malformation or previously known intracranial neoplasm Suspected recent (within 30 days) ... Severe deep vein thrombosis Acute limb ischaemia Apart from streptokinase, all thrombolytic drugs are administered together ... It is used in ST elevation myocardial infarction, stroke, and very large pulmonary embolisms. The main complication is bleeding ...
*  Dabigatran
... and to prevent deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in some circumstances. It appears to be as effective as warfarin in ... including intracranial bleeds, but the rate of gastrointestinal bleeding was significantly higher. Dabigatran capsules contain ... as well as deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in persons who have been treated for 5-10 days with parenteral ... valve thrombosis, stroke, and myocardial infarction) and major bleeding associated with dabigatran in this population. The most ...
*  Complications of traumatic brain injury
Infections within the intracranial cavity are a dangerous complication of TBI. They may occur outside of the dura mater, below ... Being unconscious and lying still for long periods can cause blood clots to form (deep venous thrombosis), which can cause ... pulmonary embolism. Other serious complications for patients who are unconscious, in a coma, or in a vegetative state include ... Pneumocephalus occurs when air enters the intracranial cavity and becomes trapped in the subarachnoid space. ...
*  Watershed stroke
... a stroke is classified as being due to Thrombosis or embolism due to atherosclerosis of a large artery Embolism of cardiac ... While intracranial artery stenting is used for same side stoke prevention, basilar artery stenting may help to improve parallel ... Antiplatelet drugs, such as aspirin, as well as anticoagulants, are used to help prevent blood clots and therefore embolisms, ... There are several causes of ischemia, including embolism and atherosclerosis. There are several conditions that can predispose ...
*  Management of atrial fibrillation
Thrombosis Research. 109 (5-6): 241-246. doi:10.1016/S0049-3848(03)00240-8. PMID 12818245. Hart RG, Pearce LA, Aguilar MI (2007 ... yet still had a similar risk of intracranial hemorrhage. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Dabigatran (" ... cardiovascular death and systemic embolism. The left atrial appendage can also be surgically amputated, sutured or stapled ... find a better method of implementing warfarin therapy without the inconvenience of regular monitoring and risk of intracranial ...