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Aneurysm of the aorta

Aneurysm of the aorta – symptoms and treatment

Aneurysm of the aorta – symptoms and treatment Aneurysm is a limited (segmental) pathological extension of the aorta and its arterial branches. Aneutysms are caused by atherosclerosis, degenerative and specific diseases (for example syphilis),...
Gangrene in diabetes

Gangrene in diabetes

Gangrene in diabetes Gangrene is clinical anatomic form of necrosis – dead tissues in a living organism in which their functions cease completely. The term gangrene is used for dead tissue in the body that has contact with the external environment....
Atherosclerosis disease

Atherosclerosis disease – causes

Atherosclerosis disease – causes Atherosclerosis (or sclerosis) is a disease of large and medium arteries. Nature has placed arteries deep into tissues of the body to be maximum protected of injury. For arterial vessels can orient their constant...
Arterial hypotension

Arterial hypotension – treatment and symptoms

Arterial hypotension – treatment and symptoms For normal lower limit of systolic blood pressure in adults can be taken 100 – 105mmHg. Hypotension (low blood pressure) is present in systolic value under 100 – 105mmHg. Mechanism of...
Intermittent claudication

Intermittent Claudication – signs and symptoms

Intermittent Claudication – signs and symptoms Nature Leg pain is localized in different areas of the extremities and may be due to various reasons. Leg pain duration and the characteristics of complaints enable to make an assessment  of...