Up to 900,000 people in the United States each year are affected by blood clots
in their legs (deep vein thrombosis or DVT) and blood clots
in their lungs (pulmonary embolism or PE).
The report, the Global Clot
Management Devices Market 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts.
Caption: A new medical device uses a catheter to deliver a wire mesh stent (illustrated) to snag and remove stroke-causing blood clots
from inside brain arteries, restoring blood flow.
You may also be prescribed anticoagulant medicine if you've had surgery and are at risk of developing blood clots
in a part of the body such as your heart or through inactivity.
She was given bloodthinning medicines and was told her clots
could have been fatal.
In reality, two thirds of blood clots
occur in hospital or 90 days following discharge.
Patients on medical evacuation travel sometimes have conditions that are major risks for intravenous blood clots
"did not result in a stroke or neurological damage," doctors said in (http://www.
Also 80 per cent of patients having a knee replacement subsequently suffer from blood clots
," he adds.
While blood clots
do occur more commonly in the elderly and non-athletic, overweight people, they can clearly form in anyone.
Age is also a factor as the average age of a traveller with clots
was 66, reported BruneiDirect.
Around 60,000 people die from blood clots
in both Europe and the United States each year.
Muscular contractions are part of what your body needs to get the blood in your legs back to your heart and the longer you sit in one position the higher the risk of clots
But the evidence is too limited to draw firm conclusions about whether garlic prevents blood clots
," says Ramirez.
kill as many as 1760 people of ALL ages each year in the greater Washington DC area