Pathophysiology

coronary-artery-disease-pathophysiology

Coronary Artery Disease Pathophysiology

IntroductionBefore the heart can pump blood to supply the body with oxygen and other nutrients, it has to supply its own needs first. And...
physiology-hypokalemia

Hypokalemia Pathophysiology and Schematic Diagram

PotassiumPotassium is a major intracellular electrolyte. About 98% of potassium is found inside the cells of the body while the remaining 2% is located...
respiratory-failure

Respiratory Failure Pathophysiology and Schematic Diagram

The respiratory system is responsible for ventilation and gas exchange in order to deliver oxygen into the bloodstream and collection of waste gases such...
hyperthyroidism-pathophysiology

Hyperthyroidism Pathophysiology and Schematic Diagram

Hyperthyroidism is the second most prevalent endocrine disorder next to diabetes mellitus. According to Tierney, et. al. on 2005, it affects women eight times...
pancreatitis-pathophysiology

Acute Hemorrhagic Pancreatitis Pathophysiology

Acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis is characterized by inflammation of the pancreas. In the later part, vessels ruptured resulting to tissue ischemia. Eventually, it will lead...
pulmonary-embolism-pathophysiology

Pulmonary Embolism Pathophysiology and Schematic Diagram

Pulmonary embolism is most commonly due to a blood clot or thrombus. However, other types of emboli occur from air, fat, amniotic fluid and...
diabetic-ketoacidosis-pathophysiology

Pathophysiology of Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Diabetic Ketoacidosis is a serious complication of Diabetes Mellitus Type 1. The problem in Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 is the absolute lack of insulin....
hydrocephalus-pathophysiology

Hydrocephalus Pathophysiology and Schematic Diagram

What is Cerebrospinal Fluid?CSF is a colourless fluid that circulates around the surface of the brain and the spinal cord. CSF serves as a...
asthma-pathophysiology

Asthma Pathophysiology and Schematic Diagram

Asthma is a chronic inflammatory airway disorder characterized by airflow obstruction and airway hyperresonsiveness to multiple stimuli.Asthma despite common to children can occur at...
Preeclampsia-Pathophysiology

Preeclampsia Pathophysiology and Schematic Diagram

One of the toxemias of pregnancy is preeclampsia which is characterized by an increased blood pressure, proteinuria and edema.It usually occurs in the late...