In pulmonary infarction, a portion of lung tissue dies due to an interruption in blood flow. Learn the symptoms, causes, and treatment.
A pulmonary embolus is a blood clot that lodges in the lungs, resulting in a medical emergency. Reviewed by a board-certified pulmonologist.
Pulmonary hypertension is a disease that occurs when pressure in the lungs becomes higher than normal. Learn about the five different types.
A pulmonary embolus is diagnosed using a three-step plan designed to make a quick diagnosis without unnecessary testing.
Classic symptoms of pulmonary embolism include shortness of breath, chest pain, and cough, but symptoms can be much milder.
Right-sided heart failure, often called cor pulmonale, causes severe symptoms and reduced survival. Treating the underlying cause is critical. Read on.
Learn about emboli, particles or masses that travel through the bloodstream, that can lodge in blood vessels.
Pulmonary embolism is caused by blood clots that travel to the lungs, most typically from deep vein thrombosis. There are several risk factors you can control.
There are many possible treatments for pulmonary hypertension from treating the underlying cause to advanced therapies with special drugs.
Cancer patients are about four times as likely to develop venous thromboembolism, which includes both pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis.