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Deep Venous Thromboembolism (DVT)

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Dec 01 2018, 6:09 pm

Dr. Been,

Starting at 26:30 you mention redistribution thus causing shunting. It was my understanding that the blood gets oxygenated during first 1/3 of capillary length and the remainder 2/3 serves as a reserve. In case of redistribution to patent vessels, the flow rate throught those vessels would increase. Wouldn't it still get 100% oxygenated due to that 2/3 reserve thus not creatung a "R->L shunt"? 

This video presents following topic Epidemiology Risk Factors Size and Consequences Clinical (Saddle vs Small) Labs Diagnosis A-a Gradient Change Hypocapnia

In this video we will learn about :

1. Epidemiology of pulmonary thromboembolism. 

2. Risk factors. 

3. Clinical signs and symptoms 

  i. Small 

 ii. Saddle

4. Consequences of size of embolism. 

5. Diagnosis

6. A-a gradient

7. Hypocapnia. 

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