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Dr. Sonja Stiller-martin
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Hospitalized because one of the arteries (or vein, what could it be?

Hospitalized because one of the arteries (or vein, what could it be?

More info needed: You can be hospitalized with problems related to either an artery or a vein. Speak to the doctors or nurses caring for you - they should be able to tell you why you were admitted and where the problem lies. ...Read more

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Dr. Christopher Crosby
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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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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


Dr. David Astrachan
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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What are the differences between arteries and veins?

What are the differences between arteries and veins?

High vs low pressure: Arteries take blood from the heart to the tissues of the body under high pressure. Veins take blood from the tissues back to the heart under much lower pressure. Arteries are thicker and have muscle in the walls, veins are thinner. ...Read more

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Dr. Christopher Crosby
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Dr. John Landi
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Can you tell me exactly where are your main veins and arteries?

Can you tell me exactly where are your main veins and arteries?

Deep in your body.: The main vein and arteries lie deep in your body usually under the muscles or within the abdominal and chest cavity. Any anatomy book will show you where they are located. The key is deep not superficial location. Examples include aorta, iliac, femoral, popliteal and tibial arteries and corresponding vena cava, iliac, femoral, popliteal and tibial veins. ...Read more

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Dr. Omar Esponda
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What are the similarities of veins and arteries?

What are the similarities of veins and arteries?

Part of a system: Both carry blood and are composed of three layers—the intima, media, and adventitia. Inside both vessels are covered by a specialized set of cells called endothelium. ...Read more

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Dr. James Isobe
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Why do people get blocked veins and arteries?

Family DNA: Arteries become blocked with arteriosclerosis, and it tends to run in the family, and diet/lifestyle contributes to the progression. Veins become blocked with blood clots, and heredity can make one more prone to development of blood clots. Venous clots occur in the deep and superficial veins, and the former type requires anticoagulation. Prolonged travel, surgery are risk factors for clots. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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How long does it take the body to make a new vein or artery around a blocked one?

How long does it take the body to make a new vein or artery around a blocked one?

Not the way: In most parts of the body, there are redundant elements of the blood supply, so that if one vessel is blocked, the others already present take over. New vessels are not grown to jump over the blockage. This is not true for the brain and back of the eye where blocked vessels create permanent damage as collateral vessel are not present in these tissues. ...Read more

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Dr. Omar Esponda
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Which is bigger: a vein or an artery?

Which is bigger: a vein or an artery?

Veins are...: Veins are usually bigger when compared to their anatomical counterpart, the arteries, as veins have a thinner vessel wall and tend to be distended. ...Read more

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Dr. Kathryn Akin
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Where can I find a list of arteries and veins to study?

Where can I find a list of arteries and veins to study?

Textbook or internet: Any textbook of anatomy would have most listed and diagrammed. ...Read more

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Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
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How are arteries, veins and capillaries different?

How are arteries, veins and capillaries different?

Anatomy: Arteries what carries blood from the heart to organs and tissues. Vein take blood from organs back to the heart . Both are connected with capillary network. ...Read more

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Dr. Brian Santin
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For what length of time do veins and arteries take to heal?

Depends: This depends on what caused the injury. If it is related to a surgery, then it could take a few weeks for the pain to subside. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more


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