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what is ischemia?

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Dr. Norman Chideckel
41 years experience Vascular Surgery
Lack of blood flow: Ischemia is a lack of blood flow so that that the organ or extremity is not recieving an adequate amount of oxygen.
Answered on May 7, 2019
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