Essays Tagged: "thrombosis"

What causes cardiovascular disease?

ue.The danger is that plaque can lead to aneurysms and blood clots, and clots in turn can result in thrombosis, heart attack, and stroke.An aneurysm occurs when the wall of a blood vessel weakens and ... o some body tissues. If this occurs in a blood vessel that feeds the heart, it is called a coronary thrombosis. If it occurs in an artery in the brain, killing brain tissue, it is called a cerebral th ...

(4 pages) 197 0 4.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Discuss the reasons for the global distribution of heart disease.

disease is a term used to describe the condition when the supply is blocked by fatty deposits or a thrombosis.The arteries become blocked due to a build up of fatty material in the lining. This cause ... to remove the cholesterol sufficiently and you will be at risk of developing coronary heart disease.Thrombosis (blood clots) can also cause the coronary arteries to narrow, putting you at risk of hear ...

(4 pages) 83 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Cardiac Valve Prostheses an itroduction

h heart valve prostheses have not been eliminated. The most serious problems and complications are:*Thrombosis and thromboembolism*Anticoagulation-related haemorrhage*Tissue overgrowth*Infection*Parav ... chanical valves is the need for continuous lifelong anticoagulation therapy to minimise the risk of thrombosis and thromboembolic complications. Unfortunately, the anticoagulation therapy may lead to ...

(19 pages) 88 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Smoking is the major factor of CHD development in the world, and especially in Ukraine

osits in the arteries carrying blood to the heart muscle, the process is called atherosclerosis. Or thrombosis, which develops if an atheroma, goes through the endothelium of the blood vessel and form ... xygen given to the tissues (vessels too!). So Atherosclerosis is more likely to occur and therefore thrombosis too. Blood flows less easily through rigid and narrowed arteries. The blockage of an arte ...

(4 pages) 36 0 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Heart Disease in the Elderly.

ogether constitute the leading cause of death in the United States. Coronary heart diseases such as thrombosis, embolism, and atherosclerosis; and heart failure are among the most common disorders.The ...

(4 pages) 62 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases