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, such as deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and clot
Similar NBCA research shows that fewer than 10% of a national sample had any knowledge of DVT/PE, and of those recognizing the term "blood clot
," fewer than 30% knew the signs, symptoms, and risks.
The technique also seems to cause the clots
to break up, rather than merely dislodging them so they can cause a problem elsewhere, Frazee said.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its AngioJet[R] Xpeedior[R] catheter to remove blood clots
(thrombus) from upper- and lower-extremity peripheral veins.
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Annually, up to 300,000 Americans -- or one person in this country every six minutes -- will die due to a blood clot
in their lung.
Patients in these trials were randomly assigned to get the clot
extracted or to get tPA or, in some cases, both.
Kate, 32, was unaware she could be at risk of a blood clot
when she was taking the contraceptive pill aged 16.
It has been estimated that 1,250 people are risk of death every year in Wales from blood clots
they may develop while they are in hospital.
professor of Cell and Developmental Biology at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, and colleagues, discovered a new geometry that red blood cells assume, when compressed during clot
About 1 in 5,000 healthy travelers develops a clot
after four or more hours of travel.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has a blood clot
in a vein located between her brain and her skull, but is expected to make a full recovery, according to a statement from doctors at New York Presbyterian Hospital.
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).
It was a pulmonary embolism - a blood clot
that had travelled from elsewhere in her body to her lungs, and could have killed her.
Ultrasonography of the neck detected a clot
in the left internal jugular vein.