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Related to arterial embolism: arterial thromboembolism, Arterial thrombosis
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A transesophageal echocardiographic finding associated with unexplained arterial embolism.
Arterial embolism is more likely to cause sudden, severe and limb threatening ischemia than acute thrombosis.
The primary objective of the PALLAS trial is to demonstrate a reduction in either or both of two composite outcomes which are major cardiovascular events (stroke, systemic arterial embolism, myocardial infarction or cardiovascular death) or cardiovascular hospitalisation or death from any cause among patients with permanent atrial fibrillation and additional risk factors.
As a result, the development in the diagnostic and treatment methods and the prolongation of survival in patients with progressed heart diseases increase the incidence of arterial embolism.
The primary outcome was specified as a fatal or disabling stroke, the latter defined as a stroke resulting in persistent symptoms after 48 hours; intracranial hemorrhage; or significant arterial embolism.
The study compared the frequency of stroke, intracranial hemorrhage, and other significant arterial embolism in patients taking either warfarin or aspirin.