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Thrombosis Ppt

Thrombosis Ppt

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ThrombosisThrombosis
 
 
AnAn
embolusembolus
is a small part of a clot that breaks off andis a small part of a clot that breaks off andtravels to another part of the vascular system. Damage istravels to another part of the vascular system. Damage iscaused when the embolus becomes trapped in a smallcaused when the embolus becomes trapped in a smallvessel, causing occlusion and leading to ischemia orvessel, causing occlusion and leading to ischemia orinfarction of the surrounding tissue.infarction of the surrounding tissue.Normal clot formation maintains the integrity of theNormal clot formation maintains the integrity of thevasculature in response to injury, but pathological clottingvasculature in response to injury, but pathological clottingcan occur in many clinical settings. Abnormal thromboticcan occur in many clinical settings. Abnormal thromboticevents include deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and itsevents include deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and itsprimary complication, pulmonary embolism (PE), as wellprimary complication, pulmonary embolism (PE), as wellas stroke and other systemic manifestations of as stroke and other systemic manifestations of embolization of clots that form within the heart.embolization of clots that form within the heart.Anticoagulant drug therapy is aimed at preventingAnticoagulant drug therapy is aimed at preventingpathological clot formation in patients at risk and atpathological clot formation in patients at risk and atpreventing clot extension and/or embolization in patientspreventing clot extension and/or embolization in patientswho have developed thrombosis.who have developed thrombosis.
 
 
 
Etiology of Etiology of ThromboembolismThromboembolism

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