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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. Warren Foster
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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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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's the causes of atrial fibulation

What's the causes of atrial fibulation

Atrial fibrillation.: Hyperthyroidism, valvular heart disease, pulmonary disease(copd), pulmonary embolism, pulmonary hypertension, cardiomyopathy ischemic viral hypertensive but a few all need to see physician. ...Read more

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What is done for an arterial occlusion?

What is done for an arterial occlusion?

3 Options: 1) mechanically remove the clot in an interventional procedure 2) dissolve the clot using "lytic" medications 3) do nothing and just try to keep more clots from forming with Heparin or a heparin-like compound. Those are usually the 3 options. Specific choice depends on dozens of individual factors. ...Read more

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How frequently do arterial clots return?

How frequently do arterial clots return?

Depends: This is very difficult to answer with out more information. What type of arterial clot are you talking about? ...Read more

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How long does ventricular fibrillation last?

How long does ventricular fibrillation last?

Ventricular or Atria: Fibrillation is a random chaiotic electrical pattern. Atrial fibrillation is common an some older adults live in continuous a-fib and feel ok while on medications that slow the ventricular response to the atrial rate. Ventricular fibrillation is not tolerated, meaning someone having true ventricular fibrillation will loose consciousness in seconds. True vf is life threatening in seconds. ...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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What are the tests for ventricular fibrillation?

What are the tests for ventricular fibrillation?

Immediate ECG: Ventricular fibrillation is a potentially fatal heart arrhythmia which if not reversed back to a normal rhythm, can cause permanent stoppage of the heart. It always causes patients to lose conciousness and cause cardiovascular collapse. These patients need to have immediate confirmation of their rhythm disturbance and be defibrillated immediately to prevent death. ...Read more

Fibrillation (Definition)

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