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Post by angie2 » Sun Nov 29, 2009 6:43 am

can anybody help plz. :?:
How would an occlusion in a coronary artery affect blood flow to the surrounding tissues?

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Post by TheVirus » Sun Nov 29, 2009 6:24 pm

An occlusion means that something has blocked the artery completely (could be a clot, a bubble, or other kind of embolus). Blockage means blood doesn't flow any longer in that direction, which means that blood doesn't get to those tissues, which means that they don't get the vital nutrients to live and work, which means they start dying, which means "Call 911!".
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Post by angie2 » Mon Nov 30, 2009 1:00 am

lol tnx :lol:

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Post by g0ld3n88 » Thu Dec 10, 2009 12:01 am

It could lead onto blood clots which then lead onto heart attacks. This may happen due to the lack of oxygen and the build up of blood.

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Post by TheVirus » Thu Dec 10, 2009 3:05 pm

And if the same thing happens in the brain, you get a stroke, in the lungs, you get pulmonar edema...
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