Pulmonary Emboli

Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a blockage of the lung's main artery or one of its branches by a substance that has traveled from elsewhere in the body through the bloodstream (embolism). PE results from deep vein thrombosis (commonly a blood clot in a leg) that breaks off and migrates to the lung, a process termed venous thromboembolism (VTE). A small proportion of cases are caused by the embolization of air, fat, or talc in drugs of intravenous drug abusers or amniotic fluid. The obstruction of the blood flow through the lungs and the resultant pressure on the right ventricle of the heart lead to the symptoms and signs of PE.
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  • $300,000 Settlement For Illinois Motorcycle Accident

    … hemorrhage, pulmonary emboli, lacerations, and contusions. This motorcycle accident and the injuries he sustained required months of follow-up appointments and six weeks of physical therapy, which justifiably put a considerable financial burden on him. Therefore, in hopes to alleviate his substantial losses, he decided to contact the experienced…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 23 readers -
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