Pathology Archive

Myocardial Infarction Made Easy

The 4 Ischemic Heart Diseases caused due to imbalance between supply and demand of the heart for oxygenated blood are: Acute Myocardial Infarction (MI) Angina Pectoris Chronic Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD) Sudden Cardiac Death Myocardial Infarction (MI) Commonly known as a heart attack, is ...Read More

Pathogenesis of Glomerular Injury

Primary Immunopathogenic mechanism: Initiator of the disease process by: Antibody mediated injury: immune complex deposition or cytotoxic antibodies T-cell mediated immune injury: non-immune complex deposition mechanism Secondary immunopathogenic mechanism: Role of mediators of the disease: A) Cells: Neutrophils and monocytes Macrophages, T lymphocytes and ...Read More

Pathogenesis of Septic Shock

Shock (Cardiovascular collapse) It is the final common pathway for a number of potentially lethal clinical events, including severe hemorrhage, extensive trauma or burns, large myocardial infarction, massive pulmonary embolism and microbial sepsis. Regardless of the underlying pathology, shock gives rise to systemic hypoperfusion ...Read More