"We shall wait," said Van Helsing, "just long enough to fix the best spot for trephining, so that we may most quickly and perfectly remove the blood clot
, for it is evident that the haemorrhage is increasing."
British scientists looking for new blood clot
risk factors studied 609 patients with haemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT), an inherited disease of the blood vessels.
The most commonly known are deep vein thrombosis (DVT), when a blood clot
forms in a major leg vein, and a pulmonary embolism, when a DVT breaks off and travels to the lungs with potentially fatal results.
Professor of orthopaedic surgery Dr Gamal Hosni says that as many as 75 per cent of patients with bone fractures may suffer from clots, especially pulmonary embolism (PE - a blood clot
that blocks a vessel in the lung).
Neuroendoscopy has made it possible to remove alife- threatening blood clot
in the brain without abig incision in less than an hour
Medical records show the young mother died from a deep vein thrombosis and a blood clot
The 42-year-old woman was minutes from losing her limb to gangrene after developing a blood clot
from hip to calf.
After a cancer diagnosis, your tumor isn't the only thing you need to be concerned about: Deep venous thromboembolism (DVT), better known as the formation of a blood clot
, is one of the leading complications of cancer, affecting as many as 20 percent of cancer patients, according to the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
She developed a blood clot
in her lung after wearing the patch for six months, according to Roger Denton, an attorney for Lewis's family, including her son, who was a one-year-old when she died.
By fragmenting the blood clot
within the serum-separator tube, a significant amount of the sample is either lost or its quality compromised due to the mixing of the blood clot
with the layer of separation gel covering it.
The main purpose of this second Phase IIa study is to obtain initial safety information in the acute stroke patient population, and to demonstrate the ability of microplasmin to efficiently dissolve the blood clot
and restore blood flow to the brain.
Not quite 5 percent of each group developed either a new blood clot
or major bleeding during the study, Kearon's group reports in the Aug.