atheroembolus

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atheroembolus

 [ath″er-o-em´bo-lus] (pl. atheroem´boli)
an embolus composed of cholesterol or its esters, or of fragments of atheromatous plaques, typically lodging in small arteries.

atheroembolus

/ath·ero·em·bo·lus/ (ath″er-o-em´bo-lus) pl. atheroem´boli   an embolus composed of cholesterol or its esters or of fragments of atheromatous plaques, typically lodging in small arteries.

atheroembolus

pl. atheroemboli; an embolus composed of cholesterol or its esters (typically lodging in small arteries) or of fragments of atheromatous plaques.
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It may be that patients who undergo angiocardiography are at higher risk of renal dysfunction resulting from hypotension, arrhythmias, myocardial infarction, atheroemboli, (11-13) and use of nephrotoxic medications, all of which are less likely to occur in patients undergoing CECT.
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Strokes associated with coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) may be the result of thromboemboli, atheroemboli from cross-clamping the aorta, hypoperfusion, or on rare occasions, air emboli.