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Can arterial fibulation be a catalyst for increased uric acid?

Can arterial fibulation be a catalyst  for increased uric acid?

Not than I'm aware: Atrial fibrillation is the most common rhythm abnormality that occurs; it may start spontaneously, usually people over 40, or it may be due to a valve disorder of the heart, like congenital heart disease, or mitral valve disease. Increased uric acid is largely a genetic cause, or from diuretics or dehydration, and can predispose to gout or kidney stones. There is no relationship between the two. ...Read more

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Dr. James Krick
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Artery (Definition)

Arteries are a type of blood vessels. We can divide blood vessels into 2 categories. Arteries are high pressure vessels which deliver (red) oxygen + blood out into the body. Veins on the other hand or low pressure vessels which return (dark) oxygent - blood from the body ...Read more


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Heart condition arterial fibrillation?

Atrial fibrillation?: Most common cardiac dysthymia on the general population. Affect over 2 million people in usa. Incidence increase with age. Associated with hypertension, coronary artery disease, valvular heart dz, hyperthyroidism, copd, alcohol intake. Can be sustained or episodic. Need physical exam and ECG for diagnosis. Many patients are asymptomatic. Symptoms like: palpitations, chest pain, shortness ofbreath. ...Read more

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What is an arterial spasm?

What is an arterial spasm?

Arteries Constrict: Arteries, like veins, have layers of smooth muscle cells within their walls; many layers for arteries, fewer layers in veins. All the cells are oriented circumferentially. If the muscle cells contract, the inner opening for blood flow, gets smaller. Arterioles, the tiniest end arteries just prior to the capillaries, nerves to each, are most adept at changing size: control local flow & body wide bp. ...Read more

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Can arterial spasms occur anywhere in the body?

Can arterial spasms occur anywhere in the body?

Vasospasm: We know of coronary artery spasm and limb vessel vasospasm. Cerebral vasospasm also is treated. There aren't such clear syndromes for spasm of other vascular beds but likely there are some. ...Read more

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How serious is an arterial injury?

How serious is an arterial injury?

Could be bad: If you injure artery in the neck, such as carotid or vertebral dissection, could lead to stroke. If you injure the largest artery, and burst the aorta, it's death. If you lacerate an artery, bleeding may be intense. So, varies, and if you experience bright red bleeding, it may well be arterial in origin. ...Read more

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What activities and substances cause arterial spasms?

What activities and substances cause arterial spasms?

Stop smoking: You should see a vascular surgeon. However many people are susceptable from cold sensitivity, raynauds syndrome, previous frostbite, and many other reasons like exercise induces compartment symdrome etc. Thats why a thorough history and physical is important. ...Read more

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What is arterial occlusion and how serious is it?

What is arterial occlusion and how serious is it?

Very: Any occlusion of artery results in the death of the tissue or organ supplied by that artery. ...Read more

Fibrillation (Definition)

Fibrillation is the rapid, irregular, and unsynchronized contraction of muscle fibers. An important occurrence is with ...Read more