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What generally causes ischemia?
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Dr. Andrew Chung
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Atherosclerosis
The formation of the atheromatous plaque, which comprises of a lipid laden core covered by a fibrous cap, is the pathophysiological hallmark of atherosclerosis.
It is the acute rupture of such plaques that results in a clot (thrombus) that results in ischemia, which simply means inadequate blood flow.

In brief: Atherosclerosis
The formation of the atheromatous plaque, which comprises of a lipid laden core covered by a fibrous cap, is the pathophysiological hallmark of atherosclerosis.
It is the acute rupture of such plaques that results in a clot (thrombus) that results in ischemia, which simply means inadequate blood flow.
Dr. Andrew Chung
Dr. Andrew Chung
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In brief: Several
Obstruction clot- thrombosis embolism venous outflow obstruction tourniquet compression.

In brief: Several
Obstruction clot- thrombosis embolism venous outflow obstruction tourniquet compression.
Dr. Creighton Wright
Dr. Creighton Wright
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