Microemboli

microembolus

(mī″krō-ĕm′bō-lŭs) plural.microemboli [″ + embolos, plug]
A tiny embolus, made up of small clumps of platelets, fat, tumor cells, or intravascular debris.

Microemboli

Small blot clots in the bloodstream.
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This syndrome is recognized clinically from end-organ damage related to microemboli in small arterioles.
These lipid globules slip by the normal filters of the heart-lung machine and travel to the brain where they become lodged in capillaries as microemboli.
Diffuse pulmonary tumor microemboli from adenocarcinoma of the colon.
In animal models, this feature has been associated with the presence of vascular microemboli in the brain of infected animals and the particular ability of B.
Savi's hypothesis is that daily aspirin prevents migraine with aura attacks by curbing formation of microemboli.
Standard anti-platelet drugs such as aspirin may not prevent the formation of harmful microemboli.
Two agents that were widely used by the military, QuikClot (Z-Medica, Wallingford, CT) and WoundStat (TraumaCure, Bethesda, MD), have been removed from the US military inventory because of potential complications, specifically thermal tissue injury to patient and provider and microemboli formation.
9) In the second case, postmortem examination 3 weeks subsequent to receiving silicone injections revealed diffuse alveolar damage and a foreign body reaction to silicone microemboli.
In the final chapter, the physics and principles of transcranial doppler ultrasound are outlined, including the detection of large artery stenosis and microemboli.
Angiography must be performed to exclude microemboli in the digital arteries of the hand.
The impact of microemboli during cardiopulmonary bypass on neuropsychological functioning.

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