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Pulmonary Embolism: The Route to Recovery

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Pulmonary Embolism: The Route to Recovery

Credit: Nature Video, YouTube

Blood clots cause serious illness and the veins of the lungs are one of the most dangerous places for a blockage to occur. When a pulmonary artery is blocked - a condition known as pulmonary embolism - symptoms can include shortness of breath, chest pain and fainting. This animation describes the risk factors, mechanisms and treatment of pulmonary embolism.

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