Virchow's triad


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Virchow's triad

three factors leading to thrombosis: stasis, hypercoagulability and intimal change.
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The intricately interwoven components of Virchow's triad present in varying degrees, with thrombus predisposition compounded by associated risk factors.
Virchow's triad consists of venostasis, hypercoagulability, and injury or inflammation of the vessel wails.
Clot formation is apt to occur in the presence of one or more of Virchow's triad (intimal injury, altered blood flow, and hypercoagulable blood).