The diagnosis and prevention of pulmonary embolism

Commentary - (2022) Volume 17, Issue 1

Adam Lee*
*Correspondence: Adam Lee, Department of Pulmonology, University of Dschang, Cameroon, Email:

Received: 03-Jan-2022, Manuscript No. ajrm-22-56906; Accepted Date: Jan 24, 2022 ; Editor assigned: 05-Jan-2022, Pre QC No. ajrm-22-56906(PQ); Reviewed: 19-Jan-2022, QC No. ajrm-22-56906; Revised: 24-Jan-2022, Manuscript No. ajrm-22-56906(R); Published: 31-Jan-2022, DOI: 10.54931/1747-5597.22.17.2

Department of Pulmonology, University of Dschang, Cameroon


Pulmonary embolism is a blockage in one of the pneumonic conduits in your lungs. Because of the confined blood supply to the lungs, oxygen level in the blood is diminished. Likewise,the tension in the right half of the heart increments, harming imperative organs of the body like heart, liver, kidney, and the mind. As a rule, pneumonic embolism is brought about by blood clumps that movement to the lungs from profound veins in the legs or, once in a while, from veins in different pieces of the body (profound vein apoplexy). Since the coagulations block blood stream to the lungs, aspiratory embolism can be life-compromising. In any case, brief treatment extraordinarily decreases the gamble of death.


Aspiratory embolism is brought about by a blood coagulation hindering the parts of pneumonic courses. Practically all blood coagulations that cause pneumonic embolism are framed in the profound leg veins called ‘profound vein apoplexy’. Medical procedure or delayed bed rest is one of the main sources of cluster arrangement. A large portion of individuals who have aspiratory embolism have no manifestations. In the event that you truly do have manifestations, they can incorporate windedness, chest torment or hacking up blood. Manifestations of blood coagulation incorporate warmth, enlarging, torment, delicacy and redness of the leg.

Pneumonic embolism is regularly distinguished through the accompanying tests: Computed tomography (CT) examine, Lung filter, Blood tests (counting the D-dimer test), Pulmonary angiogram, Ultrasound of the leg - assists with recognizing blood clumps in patients who can’t have a X-beam because of color sensitivities or who are too wiped out to even consider leaving their emergency clinic room, Magnetic reverberation imaging (MRI) of the legs or lungs.

Much of the time, treatment comprises of against coagulant prescriptions (additionally called blood thinners). Anticoagulants decline the blood’s capacity to cluster and forestall future blood clumps. Anticoagulant drugs incorporate warfarin, heparin, low-sub-atomic weight heparin .Warfarin comes in tablet structure and is taken orally. Heparin is a fluid medicine and is given either through an intravenous line that conveys prescription straightforwardly into the vein, or by subcutaneous infusions given in the emergency clinic. Low sub-atomic weight heparin is infused underneath or under the skin . It is given on more than one occasion per day and can be taken at home.Fondaparinux is another medicine that is infused subcutaneously, one time each day.

Pressure stockings (support hose) help blood stream in the legs and ought to be utilized as endorsed by your PCP. The stockings are typically knee-high length and pack your legs to forestall the pooling of blood. Forestalling fresh blood clusters can forestall PE. Avoidance might include: Continuing to take blood thinners. It’s likewise vital to get customary exams with your supplier, to ensure that the dose of your drugs is attempting to forestall blood clumps yet not causing dying. Heart-solid way of life changes, like heart-good dieting, work out, and, assuming you smoke, stopping smoking. Utilizing pressure stockings to forestall profound vein apoplexy. Moving your legs while sitting for significant stretches of time . Moving around quickly after medical procedure or being restricted to a bed.


The Authors are very thankful and honored to publish this article in the respective Journal and are also very great full to the reviewers for their positive response to this article publication.

Conflict of Interest

We have no conflict of interests to disclose and the manuscript has been read and approved by all named authors.

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