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Are vascular conditions a common complication of injury?

Are vascular conditions a common complication of injury?

Must be ruled out: Vascular conditions must be ruled out as part of the injury evaluation and treatment. Vascular conditions after an injury are not uncommon; they often are missed because they're not suspected and don't have symptoms right away. A missed vascular condition after injury can be devastating. If you are injured, ask your doctor to evaluate you for a possible vascular condition. ...Read more

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Dr. Joel Gotvald
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Vascular Disease (Definition)

Vascular disease is also known as Vascular conditions. Vascular disease is a condition in a person has damage to his large blood vessels, small blood vessels, or both. The damage causes partial or complete blockage of vessels, and leads to organ damage. Causes include high blood pressure, ...Read more


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Are vascular conditions a common complication of inflammation?

Are vascular conditions a common complication of inflammation?

Yes: Almost all disease states have inflammation as a component. Now some micro-vascular autoimmune diseases are a direct result of an inflammatory process. I need more specifics of type of inflammation you are referring to. ...Read more

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Are vascular conditions a common complication of cancer?

Are vascular conditions a common complication of cancer?

Yes: There is an increased incidence of dvt/ pulm embolism in pts with cancer. Arterial disease is far less common , but may me subject to vascular occlusion from tumor emboli. ...Read more

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Are vascular conditions a common complication of embolus?

Are vascular conditions a common complication of embolus?

Embolism is a vascul: Embolism is when a clot or piece of cholesterol plaque travels from one part of the vascularture to another so by definition it is a vascular disease. Now an embolism can cause new disease where it travels to such as stroke, and ischemia of a limb or intestines. ...Read more

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Are vascular conditions a common complication of atherosclerosis?

Are vascular conditions a common complication of atherosclerosis?

PVD: Peripheral vascular disease is part of the progress of atherosclerosis since there are arteries throughout the body and the plaque can build up anywhere in that system, eg the carotid arteries, the legs, the renal artery - anywhere. This can result in ischemia - insufficient oxygen causing pain and potentially muscle death - people with advance disease can lose a toe or a leg. ...Read more

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Are vascular conditions a common complication of endocarditis?

Usually not: Endocarditis is an infection of the endocardium(one of the layers of our hearts) and can be quite severe in untreated. Vascular inflammations(or vasculitis) can be a causative factor leading to endocarditis rather than a complication of. ...Read more

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Are vascular conditions a common complication of type 2 diabetes?

Are vascular conditions a common complication of type 2 diabetes?

Yes- but preventable: Over time patients with diabetes are more likely to develop atherosclerotic blockages in any arterial bed (heart, legs, carotids). This can be prevented by careful screening with ultrasounds and stress (or cta?), and strict control of other risks: ldl, hypertension and smoking. Diabetic neuropathy can mask symptoms especially cardiac, and can also mimic symptoms of leg pain. ...Read more

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Are vascular conditions a common complication of type 1 diabetes?

Are vascular conditions a common complication of type 1 diabetes?

Generally Yes: But it would be most accurate to say that vascular complications are especially more likely to occur if there is uncontrolled type 1 diabetes. Problems with the vascular system in the eye, the kidney, the heart, and the toes are all much more common in the diabetic, but especially in the diabetic who does not control their diabetes. Ideal control would be a hemoglobina1c of less than 7. ...Read more

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Are vascular conditions a common complication of liver failure?

Are vascular conditions a common complication of liver failure?

Not sure what u mean: Liver failure is associated with many things, including encephalopathy - altered mental state starting with mild confusion and personality changes and ultimately causing coma and death; abdominal fluid (ascites) and edema, spontaneous peritonitis. One of the most severe complications are esophageal varices, which are swollen veins in the esophagus which can bleed severely, and can be fatal. ...Read more

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Dr. Zahid Niazi
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Injuries (Definition)

Injuries is also known as Injuries and wounds. An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


Dr. Joel Gotvald
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Vascular Conditions (Definition)

Vascular conditions are abnormal conditions of the blood vessels. Smoking cigarettes is a major risk ...Read more