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If a thrombus dislodges & becomes free-floating:

embolus

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incidence of VTE ___ eahc decade of life >50

doubles!

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VTE and gender

not much difference

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virchows triad describes

the 3 categories of factors that contribute to thrombosis

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virchows triad factors

hypercoagulability, endothelial damage, venous stasis/turbulent flow

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hypercoagulability aka

thrombophilia

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hypercoagulability acquired disorders

prego, malignancy, trauma, HIT, antiphospholipid syndrome

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fate of thrombus

propagation- more plts accumulate
emobolization-PE
dissolution/resolution - by t-PA
organization & recanalization

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most common sites of arterial thrombi

coronary, cerebral & femoral

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deep vein thrombosis

block veins of lower extremities

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pulmonary embolism

blocks pulmonary ARTERIES