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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.
FDA clears shape memory polymer foam for treating vascular complications

FDA clears shape memory polymer foam for treating vascular complications

Polio virus could help brain cancer patients

Polio virus could help brain cancer patients

Experts witness action of influenza infection in the lungs of living mice

Experts witness action of influenza infection in the lungs of living mice

Metric-based virtual reality simulation improves training for physicians in mechanical thrombectomy

Metric-based virtual reality simulation improves training for physicians in mechanical thrombectomy

UT Southwestern-led researchers find new way to determine prognosis of invasive kidney cancer

UT Southwestern-led researchers find new way to determine prognosis of invasive kidney cancer

CT scan still effective to determine thrombectomy treatment in stroke, study shows

CT scan still effective to determine thrombectomy treatment in stroke, study shows

Prestroke and poststroke oral anticoagulation therapy in AF patients

Prestroke and poststroke oral anticoagulation therapy in AF patients

Brain magnetic stimulation can increase walking speed for stroke victims

Brain magnetic stimulation can increase walking speed for stroke victims

Cancer risk found to be three times greater after acute thrombosis in the leg

Cancer risk found to be three times greater after acute thrombosis in the leg

Researchers develop comprehensive map of genetic risk factors for stroke

Researchers develop comprehensive map of genetic risk factors for stroke

Of ‘miracles’ and money: Why hemophilia drugs are so expensive

Of ‘miracles’ and money: Why hemophilia drugs are so expensive

Research finds correlation between perioperative air travel and high risk of venous thromboembolism

Research finds correlation between perioperative air travel and high risk of venous thromboembolism

Study highlights risks involved in short-term use of PICCs

Study highlights risks involved in short-term use of PICCs

Pulmonary embolism rarely identified in patients at emergency department after fainting

Pulmonary embolism rarely identified in patients at emergency department after fainting

More patients could benefit from critical treatments under new guideline

More patients could benefit from critical treatments under new guideline

People with family history of heart attack may be more at risk

People with family history of heart attack may be more at risk

Women more likely than men to die from a heart attack due to treatment disparity

Women more likely than men to die from a heart attack due to treatment disparity

Outpatient total knee replacement surgery linked to higher rates of complications

Outpatient total knee replacement surgery linked to higher rates of complications

DAWN study increases window for treatment of stroke patients

DAWN study increases window for treatment of stroke patients

Discovery of natural molecule could lead to effective treatments for gum disease and atherosclerosis

Discovery of natural molecule could lead to effective treatments for gum disease and atherosclerosis