Flashcards in Thrombosis and embolism Deck (27):
A solid or semi-solid mass from the constituents of blood while moving in the vascular system
Where can thrombi form?
Lumen of heart
Thrombi in the veins can cause...
Thrombi in the arteries can cause...
Ischaemia or embolism
Thrombi in the capillaries can cause...
Scattered ischaemic lesions
What could trigger thrombi in the capillaries?
Factors that promote thrombosis are...
Vessel wall, blood flow and blood constituents
What causes abnormalities of the vessel wall in the arteries?
What causes abnormalities of the vessel wall in the heart?
What causes abnormalities of the vessel wall in the veins?
Chemicals e.g. glucose in diabetes
What causes abnormalities of the vessel wall in capillaries?
What are abnormalities of blood flow in the arteries?
What are abnormalities of blood flow in the heart?
What are abnormalities of blood flow in the vein?
Local prob (compression/inactivity)
General prob (heart failure/circulatory shock)
What are abnormalities of blood constituents?
Abnormalities of clotting
3 fates of blood clots are...
The transport of abnormal material by the blood stream and its impact on bv
Types of emboli are...
What can cause hypovaelemic shock?
What can cause cardiogenic shock?
Large acute myo infarct
Other acute cardiac diseases
What can cause septic shock?
Endotoxins from gram +/- bacteria
What can cause anaphylactic shock?
Severe allergic reactions
What can cause neurogenic shock?
Spinal cord trauma
What can cause obstructive shock?
Massive pulmonary embolism