Thrombosis

Thrombosis is the formation or presence of a thrombus (blood clot) inside a blood vessel.
What is Thrombosis?

Thrombosis is the process of a blood clot, also known as a thrombus, forming in a blood vessel. This clot can block or obstruct blood flow in the affected area, as well as cause serious complications if the clot moves to a crucial part of the circulatory system, such as the brain or the lungs.

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Study confirms rare blood clotting risk linked to ChAdOx1-S vaccine - benefits still outweigh risks

Study confirms rare blood clotting risk linked to ChAdOx1-S vaccine - benefits still outweigh risks

Researchers identify mechanism of platelet hyperactivation in COVID-19 patients

Researchers identify mechanism of platelet hyperactivation in COVID-19 patients

Study quantifies the true incidence of venous thromboembolism post esophagectomy

Study quantifies the true incidence of venous thromboembolism post esophagectomy

Guidance on diagnosis and management of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis after a COVID-19 vaccine

Guidance on diagnosis and management of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis after a COVID-19 vaccine

Benefits of deploying the AstraZeneca vaccinations for COVID-19 greatly outweigh its risks

Benefits of deploying the AstraZeneca vaccinations for COVID-19 greatly outweigh its risks

Hormonal therapies for breast and prostate cancers increase the risk of heart attack, stroke

Hormonal therapies for breast and prostate cancers increase the risk of heart attack, stroke

FDA, CDC lift recommended pause on the use of Janssen COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S.

FDA, CDC lift recommended pause on the use of Janssen COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S.

Study shows adverse outcomes associated with use of more blood thinners

Study shows adverse outcomes associated with use of more blood thinners

Early cardiac events pose major and different risks in close relatives, finds study

Early cardiac events pose major and different risks in close relatives, finds study

Tapeworm infection drug blocks SARS-CoV-2 damage in the lungs

Tapeworm infection drug blocks SARS-CoV-2 damage in the lungs

GACVS COVID-19 reviews rare cases of blood clots following AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccination

GACVS COVID-19 reviews rare cases of blood clots following AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccination

Researchers reveal blood clot risk and anticoagulation benefits in discharged COVID-19 patients

Researchers reveal blood clot risk and anticoagulation benefits in discharged COVID-19 patients

Expert calls for swift action to avoid chronic health conditions caused by COVID-19

Expert calls for swift action to avoid chronic health conditions caused by COVID-19

Mobile health tech can help promote behavior changes among older adults with heart disease

Mobile health tech can help promote behavior changes among older adults with heart disease

Drinking flavanol-rich cocoa could protect from mental stress-induced cardiovascular events

Drinking flavanol-rich cocoa could protect from mental stress-induced cardiovascular events

Cancer patients treated with immunotherapy at high risk of developing thrombotic complications

Cancer patients treated with immunotherapy at high risk of developing thrombotic complications

AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine protects against symptomatic disease

AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine protects against symptomatic disease

Study finds link between low dose aspirin and decreased COVID-19 severity, death

Study finds link between low dose aspirin and decreased COVID-19 severity, death

Doctors debate use of blood thinners to prevent clots in women after C-sections

Doctors debate use of blood thinners to prevent clots in women after C-sections

Study reveals novel approach to reduce the risk of thrombosis by using IgM antibodies

Study reveals novel approach to reduce the risk of thrombosis by using IgM antibodies