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.
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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.
In Crohn's disease and in the primary antiphospholipid syndrome, there are frequent acute vascular occlusions, which may be complicated by GIB when mesenteric arteries are injured (Ha et al 2009).
Its use in thrombolytic therapy holds great promise for becoming an important therapeutic adjunct in the treatment of acute vascular occlusions, but such therapy has not reached the stage for general clinical use globally.

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