A 40-year-old member asked:
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what is the connection between hypertension and thromboembolism?

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Dr. Nassir Azimi
22 years experience Interventional Cardiology
Indirect: Hypertension can result in cardimyopatthy. This i. Turn can lead to intracardiac clot that can subsequently embolize.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
Dr. Norman Bein
50 years experience General Surgery
No relation: Hypertension as a rule affects the arteries not the veins...The venous system is not directly impacted by hypertension...Venous hypertension is a different disease entity.
Answered on Mar 9, 2013

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