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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Excess cardiac myosin worsens damage to heart tissue during a heart attack

Excess cardiac myosin worsens damage to heart tissue during a heart attack

Clinical trial using genetic testing to guide antiplatelet therapy post-PCI falls short of stated goal

Clinical trial using genetic testing to guide antiplatelet therapy post-PCI falls short of stated goal

Direct oral anticoagulant more effective in lowering risk of VTE after common orthopedic surgeries

Direct oral anticoagulant more effective in lowering risk of VTE after common orthopedic surgeries

Oral apixaban as effective as dalteparin for treating blood clots in people with cancer

Oral apixaban as effective as dalteparin for treating blood clots in people with cancer

Taking ticagrelor alone better for patients with complex heart disease

Taking ticagrelor alone better for patients with complex heart disease

Low-dose rivaroxaban reduces adverse heart events in symptomatic PAD post-intervention

Low-dose rivaroxaban reduces adverse heart events in symptomatic PAD post-intervention

HORIBA Medical’s Yumizen G200 hemostasis device validated for use with UK NEQAS BC samples

HORIBA Medical’s Yumizen G200 hemostasis device validated for use with UK NEQAS BC samples

Improving lifestyle habits may be useful additions to management of atrial fibrillation

Improving lifestyle habits may be useful additions to management of atrial fibrillation

Robot that can draw blood in humans

Robot that can draw blood in humans

New blood-sampling robot performs as well or better than people

New blood-sampling robot performs as well or better than people

Arterial stiffness accelerates as women transition through menopause

Arterial stiffness accelerates as women transition through menopause

Study advances the understanding of capillary regression

Study advances the understanding of capillary regression

Arginine depletion could form the basis for potential rheumatoid arthritis therapies

Arginine depletion could form the basis for potential rheumatoid arthritis therapies

Children with peripherally inserted central catheters are more likely to develop blood clots, study shows

Children with peripherally inserted central catheters are more likely to develop blood clots, study shows

ACG publishes new guideline on disorders of hepatic and mesenteric circulation

ACG publishes new guideline on disorders of hepatic and mesenteric circulation

First reported occurrence and treatment of venous thrombosis during spaceflight

First reported occurrence and treatment of venous thrombosis during spaceflight

African-Americans at higher risk for cancer-associated VTE, study finds

African-Americans at higher risk for cancer-associated VTE, study finds

LUNAC-led drug discovery project receives funding under Innovate UK’s Biomedical Catalyst program

LUNAC-led drug discovery project receives funding under Innovate UK’s Biomedical Catalyst program

Researchers find new way to interpret blood tests to diagnose pulmonary embolism

Researchers find new way to interpret blood tests to diagnose pulmonary embolism

Researchers create new coating to prevent clotting, infection in synthetic vascular grafts

Researchers create new coating to prevent clotting, infection in synthetic vascular grafts