cardiovascular accident

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cardiovascular accident

; CVA collapse and possible death due to sudden-onset cardiac disease, e.g. heart attack, myocardial infarction


pertaining to the heart and blood vessels.

cardiovascular accident
includes aortic rupture, marfan's syndrome, acute heart failure, cardiac valve rupture, cardiac tamponade.
cardiovascular collapse
see circulatory collapse.
cardiovascular reserve
see cardiac reserve.
cardiovascular system
see circulatory system.
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1) IPO-V2: a prospective, multicenter, randomized, comparative clinical investigation of the effects of sulodexide in preventing cardiovascular accidents in the first year after acute myocardial infarction.
During his presentation Professor Yves Vanrenterghem of Leuven University Hospital, Belgium, explained further that 40% of these deaths have cardiovascular accidents as an underlying cause (ie CV disease, myocardial infarction).

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