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Thrombosis causes

A video explaining Thrombosis causes as part of the free online course Heart Health: A beginner's guide to cardiovascular disease.

Thrombosis is the formation of blood clots in unwanted areas of the circulatory system. In this video Professor Jon Gibbins explains how the positive feedback pathways of haemostasis reacting to ruptured atherosclerotic lesions can cause more harm than good.

You can download the Week 2 supplement, which contains additional images and descriptions to help you understand the topics covered in this video.

Share your thoughts on the fine balance between promoting a clot when you are injured and preventing a clot forming when the vessel is uninjured.

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Heart Health: A Beginner's Guide to Cardiovascular Disease

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