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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Clinical signifcance and molecular characteristics of circulating tumor cells and circulating tumor microemboli in patients with small-cell lung cancer.
However, surgery can increase the risk of metastasis by spreading tumor microemboli and increasing expression of pro-angiogenic factors that aid in tumor growth such as vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) (3, 4).
[9] The diabetic individuals were not only susceptible for wider area of infarction, but also to microinfarction from repeated, multiple microemboli from a friable coronary artery thrombus.
Therefore, catheter ablation reduced the progression of dementia in AF patients, and the need to reduce microemboli during ablation is significant.
(8) Postmortem examination revealed innumerable carcinomatous microemboli massively showering pulmonary capillaries as the cause of severe pulmonary hypertension.
The impact of microemboli during cardiopulmonary bypass on neuropsychological functioning.
Successive endovascular seeding of the PA lumen from multiple emboli or microemboli has been proposed as the pathogenesis of PAPAs in the infectious setting [5].
Choong, "Review of transcranial Doppler ultrasound to detect microemboli during orthopedic surgery," American Journal of Neuroradiology, vol.
Kleinstreuer, "Simulation of particle-hemodynamics in a partially occluded artery segment with implications to the initiation of microemboli and secondary stenoses," Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, vol.
CES is usually characterized by showers of microemboli occurring over a period of time [19].

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