Pulmonary embolism


EMBOLISM Definition and TypesEmbolism is the process of partial or complete obstruction ofsome part of the cardiovascular system by any mass carriedin the circulation; the transported intravascular massdetached from its site of origin is called an embolus. Mostusual forms of emboli (90%) are thromboemboli i.e.originating from thrombi or their parts detached from thevessel wall.Emboli may […]