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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.
Size of air pollution particles may affect a person's risk of dying from stroke, study finds

Size of air pollution particles may affect a person's risk of dying from stroke, study finds

NTU scientists discover why NAFLD patients are at higher risk of cardiovascular disease

NTU scientists discover why NAFLD patients are at higher risk of cardiovascular disease

Many treatments for intracerebral hemorrhage are not as effective as previously thought, guideline suggests

Many treatments for intracerebral hemorrhage are not as effective as previously thought, guideline suggests

Robotic surgery reduces readmissions, benefits patients' overall recovery

Robotic surgery reduces readmissions, benefits patients' overall recovery

UNC researcher working with NASA to study blood clot formation in astronauts during space missions

UNC researcher working with NASA to study blood clot formation in astronauts during space missions

3D models could lead to deeper understanding of fracture nonunions and progress in healing

3D models could lead to deeper understanding of fracture nonunions and progress in healing

Telerobotic system can help surgeons quickly and remotely treat a stroke or aneurysm

Telerobotic system can help surgeons quickly and remotely treat a stroke or aneurysm

Cancer patients with non-O blood types face higher risk of developing blood clots

Cancer patients with non-O blood types face higher risk of developing blood clots

Vaccine-induced blood clots may be the result of genetics, study finds

Vaccine-induced blood clots may be the result of genetics, study finds

Study finds higher risk of thrombotic events after SARS-CoV-2 infection

Study finds higher risk of thrombotic events after SARS-CoV-2 infection

Patients treated with edoxaban after TAVR do not find reduction in mini strokes, blood clots in the brain

Patients treated with edoxaban after TAVR do not find reduction in mini strokes, blood clots in the brain

Implantable heart rhythm monitor does not benefit NSTEMI patients

Implantable heart rhythm monitor does not benefit NSTEMI patients

Leakage after left atrial appendage occlusion associated with higher risk of adverse events

Leakage after left atrial appendage occlusion associated with higher risk of adverse events

Timely stroke treatment could benefit people with preexisting disability and dementia

Timely stroke treatment could benefit people with preexisting disability and dementia

Detection of immune and clotting dysfunction in plasma and saliva after SARS-CoV-2 infection

Detection of immune and clotting dysfunction in plasma and saliva after SARS-CoV-2 infection

Coronavirus infection during pregnancy may double the risk of poor outcomes

Coronavirus infection during pregnancy may double the risk of poor outcomes

New insight about how blood clots are formed during wound healing

New insight about how blood clots are formed during wound healing

Study finds new benchmark for measuring the risk of death from heart surgery

Study finds new benchmark for measuring the risk of death from heart surgery

J&J-vaxxed, mRNA-boosted, and pondering a third shot

J&J-vaxxed, mRNA-boosted, and pondering a third shot

Why pregnant people were left behind while vaccines moved at ‘warp speed’ to help the masses

Why pregnant people were left behind while vaccines moved at ‘warp speed’ to help the masses