The addition of some of the liquid squeezed out from a blood-clot, of the squeezed blood-clot itself, or of a little blood-serum, is sufficient to throw down a fibrinous coagulum (Buchanan), evidently by these substances supplying the fibrin-ferment.
He underwent surgery to remove a blood clot on the brain.
Doctors have known for 60 years that prolonged immobility increases the risk of suffering a blood clot.
Coronary thrombosis: Formation of a blood clot in a coronary thrombosis: Formation of a blood clot in a coronary artery - a heart attack.
Anticoagulant drugs are commonly used to prevent problems such as strokes from blood-clot embolism.
This has considerable advantages in maintaining the blood clot and encouraging new bone growth to maintain the alveolar bony ridge.
A blood clot was found and was rushed back to bed and hooked up with blood thinners.
Drugs to dissolve the thrombus - thrombolytic drugs - may be given during the first 48 hours after formation of the blood clot.
The blockage of the artery is usually caused by a blood clot (called a thrombus by doctors) or an embolus.
triggers the cascade of reactions leading to blood clot formation (thrombosis ).
It is a condition in which a small blood clot or thrombus forms mainly in the deep veins of the legs.
It is this aggregation of platelets which triggers the cascade of reactions leading to blood clot formation (thrombosis).
A heart attack occurs when blood flow to the heart is blocked, usually by a blood clot formed on the surface of plaques inside the coronary arteries.
A cerebral thrombosis is a blood clot that develops at the clogged part of the blood vessel.
A cerebral embolism is a blood clot that travels to the clogged blood vessel from another location in the circulatory system.
Echocardiogram (echo): A graphic outline of the heart's movement, valves and chambers, used to determine if the stroke was caused by a blood clot traveling from the heart to the brain.
Anticoagulant medications, including heparin or warfarin and low-dose aspirin, may be used to reduce the risk of blood clot formation.
Sometimes urgent surgery is necessary soon after the child is admitted to the emergency room to remove a blood clot and restore oxygen flow to the brain tissue.
This opening can allow a blood clot from one part of the body to travel through the flap and up to the brain, causing a stroke.
Once the wound has been cleared of foreign material and washed, it should be gently blotted dry, with care not to disturb the blood clot.
A stroke may be caused by a blood clot or by hemorrhage due to a burst blood vessel.
If the cardiac catheterization indicates that a closure device would be an effective treatment, an anticoagulant medication, is given intravenously to reduce the risk of blood clot.
This medication reduces the risk of blood clot formation around the closure device.
Thrombosis-The formation of a blood clot in a vein or artery that may obstruct local blood flow or may dislodge, travel downstream, and obstruct blood flow at a remote location.
Both closed and penetrating head injuries can cause swirling movements throughout the brain, tearing nerve fibers and causing widespread bleeding or a blood clot in or around the brain.
A blood clot (hematoma) may occur if a blood vessel between the skull and the brain ruptures; when the blood leaks out and forms a clot, it can press against brain tissue, causing symptoms from a few hours to a few weeks after the injury.
Renal vein thrombosis develops when a blood clot forms in the renal vein, which is the blood vessel that carries blood from the kidneys back to the heart.
When one or more blood vessels in the kidneys become narrowed (renal artery stenosis) because of debris and plaque build-up, or blocked because of a blood clot (renal vein thrombosis), the kidneys are unable to function properly.
Other tests that may be used to detect a blood clot include computed tomography scans (CT scans) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
One of the major goals of treatment is to prevent the blood clot in the renal vein from detaching and moving into the lungs (pulmonary embolism), where it can cause serious complications.
Medications used to break up a blood clot.
Thrombolysis-The process of dissolving a blood clot.
Thrombus-A blood clot that forms within a blood vessel or the heart.
Death from renal vein thrombosis is rare, and is often caused by the blood clot detaching and lodging in the heart or lungs.
Platelets are blood cells that make the blood clot.
Some infants are placed on a ventilator to help them breathe, and some receive transfusions of platelets, which help the blood clot when there is internal bleeding.
Fibrin forms strands that add bulk to a forming blood clot to hold it in place and help "plug" an injured blood vessel wall.
One theory suggests that damage occurs during the birth causing a blood clot to form in the SCM muscle.
This blood clot eventually leads to scarring in the muscle.
Blood clots: The risk of developing a blood clot in a vein in the pelvic organs or legs is always a concern after any surgery.
With long corsets, girdles or Spanx watch out for pain in your groin or legs that could signal a blood clot.
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