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A Blood Clot is a mass of blood that forms when blood platelets, proteins, and cells stick together. When a blood clot is attached to the wall of a blood vessel, it is called a thrombus. When it moves through the bloodstream and blocks the flow of blood in another part of the body, it is called an embolus.
Dry socket: Risk factors and ways to avoid uncomfortable complication after tooth extraction

Dry socket: Risk factors and ways to avoid uncomfortable complication after tooth extraction

Nearly 1000 young UK women could become victims of SCAD each year, study finds

Nearly 1000 young UK women could become victims of SCAD each year, study finds

Common drugs, uncommon risks? Higher rate of serious problems after short-term steroid use

Common drugs, uncommon risks? Higher rate of serious problems after short-term steroid use

Expert encourages cardiologists to continue using conventional drug-eluting stents

Expert encourages cardiologists to continue using conventional drug-eluting stents

FDA authorizes marketing of first direct-to-consumer GHR tests for certain diseases

FDA authorizes marketing of first direct-to-consumer GHR tests for certain diseases

Researchers create tiny bioengineered blood vessel grafts for surgical repair of damaged tissues

Researchers create tiny bioengineered blood vessel grafts for surgical repair of damaged tissues

Patients with pulmonary embolism experience long term limitations to physical stamina

Patients with pulmonary embolism experience long term limitations to physical stamina

Researchers identify sex-based differences in utilization, safety outcomes of CDT for treatment of DVT

Researchers identify sex-based differences in utilization, safety outcomes of CDT for treatment of DVT

Genotype-guided warfarin dosing linked to reduced risk of adverse events

Genotype-guided warfarin dosing linked to reduced risk of adverse events

Study finds low utilization rates of life-saving medications for high-risk PE patients

Study finds low utilization rates of life-saving medications for high-risk PE patients

Closing left atrial appendage linked to reduction in stroke risk for AFib patients

Closing left atrial appendage linked to reduction in stroke risk for AFib patients

Blood test can identify patients with heart injury after non-cardiac surgery

Blood test can identify patients with heart injury after non-cardiac surgery

Treating clogged arteries after heart attack improves outcomes, helps avoid subsequent procedures

Treating clogged arteries after heart attack improves outcomes, helps avoid subsequent procedures

Novel synthetic HDL-C injection shows no benefit on arterial plaques

Novel synthetic HDL-C injection shows no benefit on arterial plaques

Dense blood clots linked to increased risk of premature death in hemodialysis patients

Dense blood clots linked to increased risk of premature death in hemodialysis patients

Dermatologist reveals how smoking can affect the skin

Dermatologist reveals how smoking can affect the skin

New treatment strategy effective in preventing bleeding in AF patients who underwent PCI, study shows

New treatment strategy effective in preventing bleeding in AF patients who underwent PCI, study shows

Study finds two differing medications to be safe and effective for preventing blood clots during PCI

Study finds two differing medications to be safe and effective for preventing blood clots during PCI

Shape of blood flow in heart's upper left chamber may help predict stroke risk

Shape of blood flow in heart's upper left chamber may help predict stroke risk

New study to explore impact of vitamin K supplement on cardiovascular health of obese children

New study to explore impact of vitamin K supplement on cardiovascular health of obese children