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A blood clot or thrombus, is the final product of the blood coagulation step in hemostasis. It is achieved via the aggregation of platelets that form a platelet plug, and the activation of the humoral coagulation system (i.e. clotting factors).
Powerful clot-busting drugs reserved for selected patients with deep vein thrombosis

Powerful clot-busting drugs reserved for selected patients with deep vein thrombosis

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

High level of heart disease pipeline innovation could bridge unmet need in treating CVD

High level of heart disease pipeline innovation could bridge unmet need in treating CVD

Novel small molecule tracer for PET imaging spots blood clots

Novel small molecule tracer for PET imaging spots blood clots

CWRU researcher receives major NIH grants to develop microscopic drug-delivery systems

CWRU researcher receives major NIH grants to develop microscopic drug-delivery systems

Newly developed ultrafast cardiac imaging test changes clinical management in one-third of patients

Newly developed ultrafast cardiac imaging test changes clinical management in one-third of patients

Researchers discover new anti-thrombotic drug target for developing more protective blood thinners

Researchers discover new anti-thrombotic drug target for developing more protective blood thinners

Pulmonary thrombosis-on-a-chip enables unprecedented study of blood responses to organ-level injury

Pulmonary thrombosis-on-a-chip enables unprecedented study of blood responses to organ-level injury

Doctors perform first-ever robotic, minimally-invasive surgical removal of stage IV tumor thrombus

Doctors perform first-ever robotic, minimally-invasive surgical removal of stage IV tumor thrombus

Expert encourages cardiologists to continue using conventional drug-eluting stents

Expert encourages cardiologists to continue using conventional drug-eluting stents

OCT offers safe and better guidance for patients undergoing PCI to treat coronary artery disease

OCT offers safe and better guidance for patients undergoing PCI to treat coronary artery disease

Scientists use novel theranostics technique for early thromboembolism diagnosis and treatment

Scientists use novel theranostics technique for early thromboembolism diagnosis and treatment

New magnetically controlled drug safe, effective in dissolving blood clots

New magnetically controlled drug safe, effective in dissolving blood clots

Consensus paper on atrial cardiomyopathies could be important step forward for research, treatment

Consensus paper on atrial cardiomyopathies could be important step forward for research, treatment

CMR could offer complete imaging solution before pulmonary vein isolation

CMR could offer complete imaging solution before pulmonary vein isolation

Increased fitness can normalize platelet function quickly

Increased fitness can normalize platelet function quickly

Clinicians describe placement of first implantable hemodynamic monitor in single ventricle Fontan anatomy

Clinicians describe placement of first implantable hemodynamic monitor in single ventricle Fontan anatomy

Robotic nephrectomy for inferior vena cava tumor thrombus shows promise in selected patients

Robotic nephrectomy for inferior vena cava tumor thrombus shows promise in selected patients

New blood clotting analysis system could help determine effects antithrombotic (anti-clotting) drugs

New blood clotting analysis system could help determine effects antithrombotic (anti-clotting) drugs

Upstate Medical University physicians use minimally invasive robotic surgery in complex IVC thrombus case

Upstate Medical University physicians use minimally invasive robotic surgery in complex IVC thrombus case