Some people experiencing a blood clot
have no signs or symptoms at all.
Scientists measured the clot
retriever's value by assessing the patients' status 90 days after their stroke.
Most people associate developing a thrombosis with flying, however we know the dangers of developing a blood clot
in hospital are much higher," said Dr Graham Shortland, Executive Medical Director at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board.
in the large veins of the leg or lung which occurred without known cause
The fact that Clinton is being treated with blood thinners is further evidence that the blood clot
is likely not in her head, since blood thinners would increase the risk of bleeding and swelling in the brain, according to Schwamm.
The study revealed that the incidence of blood clots
was higher in patients with a history of cardiovascular disease or previous blood clots
, as well as in patients who had coexisting medical conditions, including diabetes, liver or kidney disease, and some types of cancer.
Summary: CAIRO - Venous blood clots
(vein thromboembolism or VTE) occurs in 40-60 per cent of patients who are undergoing major orthopaedic surgery, say medical experts.
Thrombolytic drugs are used clinically to lyse blood clots
in vivo and are administered to patients with venous or arterial thrombi.
The hormonal changes of pregnancy, HRT or the contraceptive pill can also increase the tendency of the blood to clot
In fact, researchers found that among patients diagnosed with VTE, those with a blood clot
in the lungs had a higher mortality rate than those with clots
in the legs alone, according to a study in the Feb.
The added transducers send out ultrasound waves that help break up the fibers in the clot
and allow the clot
-busting drug to infuse the clot
and work faster, but without harming surrounding tissues.
can form in the legs and can be fatal if it moves into a person's lungs.
The fibrillar extracellular blood clot
is presumed to function in hemostasis, wound healing, and immunity.
Ultrasonography of the neck detected a clot
in the left internal jugular vein.
The lab will buy 2,500 units of a granulated, chemically inert material--similar in appearance to cat litter-known as "Quik Clot