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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.
Medical management of pituitary apoplexy yields similar results to surgery, finds study

Medical management of pituitary apoplexy yields similar results to surgery, finds study

Trial recommends replacing skull section following surgery to treat brain hemorrhage

Trial recommends replacing skull section following surgery to treat brain hemorrhage

Leadless pacemakers may be a safe, effective short-term option for children with slow heartbeats

Leadless pacemakers may be a safe, effective short-term option for children with slow heartbeats

COVID-19 vaccination may reduce the risk of thrombosis in hospitalized patients

COVID-19 vaccination may reduce the risk of thrombosis in hospitalized patients

Non-critically ill hospitalized Covid-19 patients could substantially benefit from a higher dose of blood-thinners

Non-critically ill hospitalized Covid-19 patients could substantially benefit from a higher dose of blood-thinners

Using intravascular imaging to visualize narrowed coronary arteries improves outcomes after stenting

Using intravascular imaging to visualize narrowed coronary arteries improves outcomes after stenting

Initial benefit of TAVR remains consistent over the first three years among patients at low surgical risk

Initial benefit of TAVR remains consistent over the first three years among patients at low surgical risk

Researchers explore Mediterranean diet and its health benefits in managing obesity

Researchers explore Mediterranean diet and its health benefits in managing obesity

Irregular sleeping habits linked to atherosclerosis risk in older adults

Irregular sleeping habits linked to atherosclerosis risk in older adults

Neuroprotectant linked to reduced death and disability among stroke patients

Neuroprotectant linked to reduced death and disability among stroke patients

Using blood pressure medications after endovascular treatment for stroke may not be safe or effective

Using blood pressure medications after endovascular treatment for stroke may not be safe or effective

About 1 in 5 stroke survivors found to have irregular heart rhythms

About 1 in 5 stroke survivors found to have irregular heart rhythms

Plasma D-dimer measurement can provide useful information when diagnosing periprosthetic joint infection

Plasma D-dimer measurement can provide useful information when diagnosing periprosthetic joint infection

New smartphone application may recognize common stroke symptoms in real time

New smartphone application may recognize common stroke symptoms in real time

More high-risk patients with pulmonary embolism may benefit from surgical intervention

More high-risk patients with pulmonary embolism may benefit from surgical intervention

Transient ischemic attack needs emergency assessment to help prevent a full-blown stroke

Transient ischemic attack needs emergency assessment to help prevent a full-blown stroke

Research offers a cost-effectiveness analysis of anticoagulant drugs for cancer-associated thrombosis

Research offers a cost-effectiveness analysis of anticoagulant drugs for cancer-associated thrombosis

New study to examine the effectiveness of stroke treatment for patients with disabilities

New study to examine the effectiveness of stroke treatment for patients with disabilities

Advanced MRI tool can reveal new structural insights into atherothrombosis

Advanced MRI tool can reveal new structural insights into atherothrombosis

Direct oral anticoagulants more effective and cost-effective for treating cancer-associated thrombosis

Direct oral anticoagulants more effective and cost-effective for treating cancer-associated thrombosis

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