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

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

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

Heart attack linked to increased risk of developing vascular dementia

Heart attack linked to increased risk of developing vascular dementia

The more TV people watch, the greater the risk may be for venous thromboembolism

The more TV people watch, the greater the risk may be for venous thromboembolism

UCR researchers elucidate how blood clots shrink

UCR researchers elucidate how blood clots shrink

Video provides new look at natural process of platelet-driven blood clot contraction

Video provides new look at natural process of platelet-driven blood clot contraction

Ischemic stroke patients who do not receive clot-dissolving medication have higher risk of death

Ischemic stroke patients who do not receive clot-dissolving medication have higher risk of death

Researchers find significant increase in risk factors among people with stroke

Researchers find significant increase in risk factors among people with stroke

Powerful clot-busting drugs found safe for treating stroke patients with dementia

Powerful clot-busting drugs found safe for treating stroke patients with dementia

Study aims to improve early detection of atrial fibrillation

Study aims to improve early detection of atrial fibrillation

UConn Health makes new 3D-printed model of arteries to help surgeons get practice

UConn Health makes new 3D-printed model of arteries to help surgeons get practice

FDA grants approval for new biosimilar to treat multiple types of cancer

FDA grants approval for new biosimilar to treat multiple types of cancer

USF surgeons use new procedure to vacuum out infected pacemaker wires

USF surgeons use new procedure to vacuum out infected pacemaker wires

Pfizer announces launch two new digital innovations to help people living with hemophilia

Pfizer announces launch two new digital innovations to help people living with hemophilia

Online education enhances administration of blood clot-preventing medications

Online education enhances administration of blood clot-preventing medications

Investigators identify evidence-based recommendations to enhance patient's postoperative recovery

Investigators identify evidence-based recommendations to enhance patient's postoperative recovery

Researchers develop new scoring method to predict bleeding risk after stroke

Researchers develop new scoring method to predict bleeding risk after stroke

Anti-allergy medicines may be effective treatment for deadly blood clots in the legs

Anti-allergy medicines may be effective treatment for deadly blood clots in the legs