acute vascular occlusion

Acute Vascular Occlusion

A generic term for any abrupt closure of a blood vessel which may be due to vasospasm or thromboembolic occlusion.

acute vascular occlusion

Cardiovascular disease Any abrupt closure of any arterial or venous blood vessel which may be due to vasospasm or plugging by thromboemboli
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Whether these are rather the result of the hemodynamic compromise in the context of an acute vascular occlusion or thrombembolism preceding vessel occlusion or following vessel recanalization remains open.
Thomas Porter, MD, University of Nebraska, a leading cardiovascular researcher, recently stated, "In pre-clinical studies, SonoLysis has been successful in every vascular system tested, and has potential to dramatically improve treatment of acute vascular occlusion, myocardial infarction, stroke, and deep vein thrombosis.

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