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a semisolid mass of coagulated red and white blood cells


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Studies suggest that in the case of knee replacement, the risk for a postoperative blood clot is greater in people with a history of cardiovascular disease or previous blood clots, as well as in patients who have coexisting medical conditions, including diabetes, liver or kidney disease, and some types of cancer.
Understanding the risk factors and being aware of various treatment options can help reduce your chance of developing a dangerous blood clot and the serious health complications that may be associated with it.
Among pregnant women, between 5 and 20 in every 10,000 pregnant women will experience a blood clot in a year; 40 to 65 in every 10,000 postpartum women experience a blood clot in a year.
The risk of getting a blood clot is very small and GPs are required to check whether patients are more vulnerable to clots before prescribing the pill.
If you have certain co-morbidities (including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, liver or kidney disease, and some types of cancer) your risk for a blood clot after your upcoming surgery may be higher.
Kate, 32, was unaware she could be at risk of a blood clot when she was taking the contraceptive pill aged 16.
A traveler developing a blood clot may need to be tested for inherited clotting disorders and other conditions.
Clinton was admitted to the hospital on Sunday for treatment with blood thinners after the blood clot was discovered during a follow-up examination after a concussion sustained from a fall in her home.
After sitting for 90 minutes the blood flow at the back of the knee drops by half and this increases the chances of developing a blood clot two fold, the charity said.
Professor of orthopaedic surgery Dr Gamal Hosni says that as many as 75 per cent of patients with bone fractures may suffer from clots, especially pulmonary embolism (PE - a blood clot that blocks a vessel in the lung).
DEEP Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot in a vein, usually in the leg.
Summary: Bolton defender Gary Cahill is to miss several months of action after suffering a blood clot in his arm.
She developed a blood clot in her lung after wearing the patch for six months, according to Roger Denton, an attorney for Lewis's family, including her son, who was a one-year-old when she died.
Not quite 5 percent of each group developed either a new blood clot or major bleeding during the study, Kearon's group reports in the Aug.