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What is hypoxia versus ischemia?

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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Hypoxia is

Referring to low oxygenation levels globally in the body whereas ischemia refers to low oxygen levels in localized tissue.

In brief: Hypoxia is

Referring to low oxygenation levels globally in the body whereas ischemia refers to low oxygen levels in localized tissue.
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