thrombus

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a blood clot formed within a blood vessel and remaining attached to its place of origin

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Currently, 50% of blood clots are detected in autopsy.
The samples revealed that 14 people had formed blood clots.
He declined to comment on Mahony's case but said, in general, blood clots can occur in post-surgery patients and in people who take long, transatlantic flights because they are often immobile for long periods of time.
Scientists are pursuing other links between diet and blood clots.
Concluded Dutcher, "The Spiroflex catheter family is one more example of our commitment to product innovation and the development of new, more specialized catheter models designed to safely and efficiently remove blood clots from throughout the body.
Blood clots are the second leading cause of death in patients with cancer and preventing their occurrence represents a significant unmet need for patients and their providers.
In fact, two-thirds of blood clots occur in hospital or within 90 days after discharge.
In a new study, researchers found an increased risk of potentially fatal blood clots in people taking the drugs, with a higher risk for those on newer types.
Deep-vein thrombosis--a condition in which blood clots form in veins deep in the legs--can be lethal if a clot breaks away and travels to the lungs.
The most common form of stroke occurs when a blood clot gets stuck in one of the brain's arteries, choking off the blood supply.
In one patient evaluated for filter retrieval at day 46, the decision was made to leave the filter in place as a pre-retrieval cavagram revealed a large blood clot trapped within the filter, suggesting the filter successfully protected against PE.
May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) is teaming up with the Allscripts Tobacco Road Marathon (TRM) to raise funds that will support the organization's efforts to increase public awareness about potentially life-threatening blood clots and blood clotting disorders.
PATIENTS are being kept in the dark about the danger of hospital-acquired blood clots, it has been claimed.
A PILL that can prevent thousands of people dying from blood clots will be available to NHS patients from today.
What's more, another analysis of the WHI data reveals that women taking estrogen were more likely to develop blood clots than were women getting dummy pills.