What Is Coronary Thrombosis?

Q:
What is coronary thrombosis?

A:
Coronary thrombosis is the blocking of a coronary artery of the heart by a thrombus, or a blood clot. It is usually caused by atherosclerosis. The coronary arteries are the blood vessels in the heart that supply the rest of the body with oxygenated blood.

The symptoms of coronary thrombosis include:

  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fatigue

The treatments for coronary thrombosis include:

  • Anticoagulants
  • Thrombolytics
  • Surgery

 

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