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Chris Bosh said blood clot scare will help him 'recharge' his passion for basketball

“I was getting beat down a little bit over the last four years. That’s what success does.”

Artificial blood vessel lets researchers better assess clot removal devices

An in vitro, live-cell artificial vessel has been created that can be used to study both the application and effects of devices used to extract life-threatening blood clots in the brain. The artificial vessel could have significant implications for future development of endovascular technologies, including reducing the need for animal models to test new devices or approaches.

Mirza Teletovic Cleared for Basketball Activities After Blood Clots in Lungs

As the Brooklyn Nets prepare for the postseason, they'll get a spiritual boost with Mirza Teletovic 's return to basketball activities. Continue for updates. Bontemps : Teletovic Full Practice Participant Friday, Apr. 17 According to...Show More Summary

Nets' Teletovic cleared to return, may not play in series

The Brooklyn Nets say Mirza Teletovic has been cleared to resume basketball activities after recovering from blood clots in his lungs.

A Game-Changer for Stroke Treatment

Patients with severe strokes had far better outcomes when they were treated using not only a drug to dissolve the blood clot causing the stroke, but also with a procedure to grab, dislodge and remove the clot, according to an international study that included Rush University Medical Center.

Study raises worries about ordering breast milk online

When a blood clot in her brain prevented Jesi Paschen from nursing her second daughter, she turned to what she believed was the next best thing: breast milk from another mother.

Clot-busting drug benefits stroke patients, brain scan study shows

A drug that breaks up blood clots in the brains of stroke patients could be used more widely than at present without increased risk, a brain scan study suggests. It had previously been thought that giving the drug to people with signs...Show More Summary

Stroke classification system called TOAST is easy to use and effective

A stroke classification system called TOAST is easy to use and effective, neurologists report. TOAST is used to classify ischemic strokes, which are caused by blood clots and account for about 85 percent of all strokes. A wide range of diseases can cause blood clots in the brain. Show More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - Would DVT Lead To Heart Attack?

Traditionally, blood clot in vein like DVT does not cause heart attack or stroke. But a Danish study suggested that when one had DVT, the clot might follow years later in arteries, causing heart attacks and strokes, especially in the first year after having the conditions. Show More Summary

New Stent Devices Fight Strokes

In certain stroke patients, a new device called a stent retriever can reverse symptoms and limit stroke damage. The "stentriever," deployed with a catheter, restores blood flow and retrieves a blood clot from the brain.

Brian Vickers to miss minimum of 3 months, uncertain about future

A frustrated Brian Vickers tried to remain while updating his latest bout with blood clots. A reoccurrence of blood clots will keep Brian Vickers on the sideline for at least three months and there is no guarantee he will return. "Am I worried? Of course," Vickers said. Show More Summary

Brian Vickers: NASCAR Driver Sidelined With Blood Clot, Brett Moffitt Steps In

Brian Vickers has been dealt another setback. The NASCAR driver, who missed the first two races of this season while recovering from heart surgery, is once again headed to the sidelines after a recurrence of blood clots. The 31-year-old...Show More Summary

Brian Vickers Suffering from Recurring Blood Clots: Latest Details, Comments

NASCAR driver Brian Vickers will be out of action for the foreseeable future while undergoing treatment for a recurrence of blood clots that have plagued him multiple times in the past. Per Dustin Long of NASCAR Talk, Vickers' team from Michael Waltrip Racing announced he would be unable to drive the No. Show More Summary

NASCAR driver Brian Vickers again sidelined by blood clots

4 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

NASCAR driver Brian Vickers again has been sidelined by blood clots that will prevent him from racing this weekend at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana.

NASCAR Fontana 2015: Brian Vickers sidelined with blood clots

Brian Vickers is again dealing with blood clots and will not race Sunday. Brett Moffitt will drive the No. 55 car. Brian Vickers has experienced a reoccurrence of blood clots and will not race this weekend at Auto Club Speedway, Michael...Show More Summary

Brian Vickers out because of blood clots, Brett Moffitt in at ACS

Brian Vickers is out for Sunday's race at Auto Club Speedway after experiencing a reoccurrence of blood clots. The team said he'd be replaced by Brett Moffitt in the No. 55. Because of the clots, Vickers needs to be on blood-thinning medication. Show More Summary

Serious Risks From Common IV Devices Mean Doctors Should Choose Carefully, U-M Experts Say

Every day, patients get IV devices placed in their arms, to make it easier to receive medicines or have blood drawn. New research shows how serious the risk of blood clots from these devices is for hospitalized patients, and a new tool can help doctors decide when to use them.

Duration of Antiplatelet Therapy Following PCI, Risk of Adverse Events

An additional 18 months of dual antiplatelet therapy among patients who received a bare metal coronary stent did not result in significant differences in rates of stent thrombosis (formation of a blood clot), major adverse cardiac and...Show More Summary

Routine Clot Removal After Heart Attack Not Beneficial, May Have Risk

Routine strategy of blood clot removal during treatment for heart attacks not beneficial and associated with an increased risk of stroke.

Zapping Deadly Blood Clots Just Got a Thousand Times Faster

Once the symptoms of a stroke beginyour face begins to droop, an arm feels suddenly weak, you find yourself struggling to speakyou have less than six hours to get to a medical center for treatment. That six hour window is the magic number:...Show More Summary

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