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What Causes Thrombosis Of The Coronary Arteries
Arterioclerosis: Arteriosclerosis or plaque buildup in the wall of the coronary arteries will narrow the lumen to the point where there is flow restriction, then clot formation. The plaque may rupture, allowing a flap-like effect, blocking the lumen, resulting in clot formation. Trauma may cause a separation of the layers of the wall, and this dissection results in clot formation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Can a thrombosis of right coronary artery just lie there dormant not doing anything or nor causing harm ?
RCA: The RCA supplies the right atrium and ventricle. A complete blockage will cause a major heart attack. A thrombosis is NOT a dormant situation. It is restricting flow. How much restriction guides therapy. At a minimum medical therapy would be necessary (aspirin, plavix, (clopidogrel) statins etc). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If a body had a thrombosis of right coronary artery at post-mortem, is that a sign of a DEFINITE heart attack ?
Anomalies: these are abnormal structure or location or distribution of vessels seen in a patient. They are usually caused by having the wrong parents or by bad luck ...Read more
Several: There are a number of risk factors that lead to plaque in the coronary arteries which is the reason for the blockage. Some of these are smoking, high blood pressure, unhealthy diet, an abnormally high cholesterol, lack of exercise, and obesity. There are also hereditary factors. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes : Yes you can call spasm of the corner arteries avoid this with significant coronary disease. ...Read more
Congenital: They're errors of the coronary anatomy that you're born with. Most are benign. A few are potentially lethal. ...Read more
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