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Dr. Corey Clay
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Vascular (Overview)

"vasculum" is latin for vessel.


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What is vascular shock?

What is vascular shock?

Blood loss: Most often this is used to refer to hemorrhagic shock or shock due to blood loss. If there is a rapid loss of blood a person will go into shock (low blood pressure, decreased responsiveness). This is usually accompanied by a rapid heart rate if due to blood loss. ...Read more

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Dr. Corey Clay
5 doctors shared insights

Vascular (Overview)

"vasculum" is latin for vessel.


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What does vascular dry mean?

What does vascular dry mean?

Could mean anything: When a vascular surgeon says something is "dry" it means there is no bleeding. Alternatively, I have heard body builders refer to a "vascular dry" appearance where they have prominent veins sticking out. Need more context. ...Read more

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Vascular (Tip)

Use support hose daily. Seek evaluation by a vascular surgeon or a phlebologist. ...See more

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Managing Peripheral Vascular Disease (Checklist)

Try to continue walking
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Make sure risk factors are addressed (blood pressure, cholesterol)
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Inspect your feet daily -- call your MD with any wounds
Daily
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What causes vascular lesions?

What causes vascular lesions?

Depends: It depends on what type of vascular lesion one is dealing with. ...Read more

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What is increase vascularity?

What is increase vascularity?

Increased blood flow: Refers to increased blood flow to an area due; typically due to an increased number of blood vessels supplying the area in question or an increase in the degree of blood flow that is being "routed" to that area of the body. Common reasons for increased vascularity can be the body trying to heal an area of injury or a need to increased metabolism for that area. Pathology such as tumors also cause ...Read more

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Vascular (Tip)

See a vascular surgeon for options , although surgery not always effective. ...See more

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What does the term vascular invasion mean?

What does the term vascular invasion mean?

Vascular invasion: Vascular invasion refers to the direct invasion by cancer into a blood vessel. That can render a cancer intersectable, and can be a harbinger of more extensive spread of the cancer. ...Read more

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How many types of vascular disorders exist?

How many types of vascular disorders exist?

Numerous: There are countless vascular disorders encompassing arteries veins and lymphatics. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when something may be vascular?

What exactly does it mean when something may be vascular?

Blood vessels: Vascular problems are related to blood vessels (blood flow, blood clots, hardening of the arteries etc). ...Read more

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I may have vascular trouble. How do I find out what's wrong?

You are pretty young: But if you really think you have a vascular issue, there are many easy, inexpensive, and non-invasive tests to assess your vascular system. Speak to your doctor. ...Read more

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Male 22. Ether danlos type 3. How do I know if I have vascular type? Scared.

Male 22. Ether danlos type 3. How do I know if I have vascular type? Scared.

Betting you don't: If you had vascular / type iv, you'd know. That you are seriously sick would be obvious by age 22. And you say you've been typed as 3. This is more than ten times more common than type iv; the joint troubles are rough enough but you would already have the abnormal look and some of the experiences of a type IV if this was your true type. ...Read more

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A vascular loop is noted in relation with bilateral 7th and 8the nerve complex, should I be concerned?

A vascular loop is noted in relation with bilateral 7th and 8the nerve complex, should I be concerned?

Perhaps coincidental: Do not be concerned if you do not have facial palsy or hearing loss, or vertigo, as this finding is more likely a non pathological issue currently. ...Read more

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What is vascularization of tumors?

What is vascularization of tumors?

Degree of vascularit: Most tumor grow by anerobic metabolism, Warburg Citric Acid Cycle. They do not need oxygen to survive and can best be controlled by use of Hyperbaric Oxygenation. Blood supply serves to allow the tumor cells to metastasize. Drugs that inhibit blood supply like Avastin (bevacizumab) actually work by opening microcirculation to let drugs into tumor.more effectively. ...Read more

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What is vascularization of tumors?

What is vascularization of tumors?

Source of invasion: All tumors tend to spread, mostly by metastasizing through surrounding blood supply. The tumors do not need the oxygen supplied by the vessels to survive since they grow by anaerobic metabolism. When Folkman developed angiostatin to diminish blood supply to tumors there was no change in growth and lesions progressed. This confirmed the role of vascularization to the tumor as sources for invasion ...Read more

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