Fat Embolism

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Acceptability at Recruitment

QUALIFIED

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

QUALIFIED

Individual at Risk

Donor

Explanation of Condition

Displacement of fat into the bloodstream, which subsequently travels to the lungs and obstructs the blood supply (a type of pulmonary embolus).

Guidance

Acceptable if caused by trauma/accident. Not acceptable if post-surgical.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012