arterial

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Related to arterial embolism: arterial thromboembolism, Arterial thrombosis

arterial

1. of, relating to, or affecting an artery or arteries
2. denoting or relating to the usually bright red reoxygenated blood returning from the lungs or gills that circulates in the arteries
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Required risk factors include age above 65 years with at least one of the following major risk factors: systemic arterial embolism, myocardial infarction, documented coronary artery disease, prior stroke, symptomatic heart failure, or the combination of age above 75 years, hypertension and diabetes mellitus.
4) Coronary artery embolism secondary to infective endocarditis is a known etiologic factor in the production of acute myocardial infarction in the presence of normal coronary arteries, as is the situation of coronary arterial embolism resulting from passage of peripheral venous thromboemboli by way of a patent foramen ovale.
Research staff at Crosstrees developed the technology to address the need for improved vertebral fracture repair devices designed to reduce risk of complications in vertebral augmentation, such as nerve root compression, pulmonary embolism, and arterial embolism as reported in the published literature.