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Myocardial infarction

Myocardial infarction – definition and pathology

Myocardial infarction means death of myocardial cells secondary to ischaemia induced by obstruction of a coronary artery. This term must be distinguished from “myocardial cell necrosis”. Although cell death and necrosis are synonymous,...
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...
Stasis and sludge

Stasis and sludge

Stasis and sludge The intravascular microcirculatory disorders are expressed through change of the blood viscosity (internal friction), modifications in blood composition and formation of microtrombi. Viscosity raising leads to platelet aggregation...
Fibrinous pericarditis

Fibrinous pericarditis – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Fibrinous pericarditis – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment The formation of the names of diseases has certain logic. Inflammatory diseases are indicated as followed: After the name of the tissue or the organ  add suffix “itis.”...