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Hi, What is Cardiac Ischaemia and can it cause Pulmonary Embolism. Many thanks.

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Dr. Dean Giannone
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In brief: Cardiac ischaemia.

Cardiac ischemia denotes a reduction in blood flow through the arteries that supply the heart with blood.
This would typically happen in the context of blockages within the arteries of the heart. This does not directly cause pulmonary emboli.

In brief: Cardiac ischaemia.

Cardiac ischemia denotes a reduction in blood flow through the arteries that supply the heart with blood.
This would typically happen in the context of blockages within the arteries of the heart. This does not directly cause pulmonary emboli.
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