3 doctors weighed in:

What is the best treatment for fat embolism?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
2 doctors agree

In brief: Serious

Fat emboli to lungs can be life threatening.
Usually from bone fracture or trauma. Fractures need to be set as quickly as possible. Pt needs to be closely monitored. Albumin IV helps. Pt may need ventilator.

In brief: Serious

Fat emboli to lungs can be life threatening.
Usually from bone fracture or trauma. Fractures need to be set as quickly as possible. Pt needs to be closely monitored. Albumin IV helps. Pt may need ventilator.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Jack Hinkle
Board Certified,
384K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors