Arterial Thromboembolism its etiology and Patients care
- Acute Myocardial Infarction is the commonest clinical presentation of acute arterial thrombosis
- Stroke is commonly caused by thromboembolism
These two conditions i.e. Thrombosis and Embolism are also classified as a peripheral arterial cloting, may also occur most often in the lower limbs and appear as a reason of development of paralysis in survivor and make him helpless for the rest of his life in most of the cases!!
Antiplatelet drugs are often used for profile access but surgical embolectomy and surgical removal of clot is the most applicable treatment strategy, which may be needed for curing of acute fixed clot or moving clots in order to avoid consequent ischemic damage!
Such condition development is normally linked with vascular-injury and it is most often due to trauma itself!
Factors which aggravate such condition are
Condition may be aggravate by
- diabetes mellitus
But exact working mechanism is not clear!!
Embolization for downstream hypercoagulability is also a risk factor!
It also inflate the hazard of hypercoagulability as well as enhancing thrombosis through its role in the evolution of vascular injury!
how to take care of patients with developed arterial thromboebolism
First preference are anti-platelets, except in some cases!
Anti-platelets should not be given to patients with the history of gastrointestinal problems, since it should be used as soluble Aspirin after food.