Philippe G. Jorens

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Nonthrombotic Pulmonary Embolism (Air, Amniotic Fluid, Fat, Tumor)

What every physician needs to know Nonthrombotic pulmonary embolism (NTPE) is embolization to the pulmonary circulation of different cell subtypes (adipocytes, hematopoietic, amniotic, trophoblastic or tumor), bacteria, fungi, foreign material, or gas. It is less common than pulmonary thromboembolism (Figure 1). Figure 1. Nonthrombotic pulmonary embolism (NTPE) is characterized as embolization to the pulmonary circulation…

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