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GSE
Cardiovascular DIsease / CVD / Heart disease

Ischaemic CVD: Thrombosis / Embolism

Thrombosis - clot formation attached to blood vessel wall in an artery or vein obstructing blood flow;

Embolism - a thrombus  (blood clot or a piece of it, or a piece of plaque)  breaks off (then called an embolus) and travels through the circulatory system, possibly causing blockage of a blood vessel. Embuli can also be fat globules, gas bubbles or foreign bodies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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