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.
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 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
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 has been sidelined by blood clots that will prevent him from racing this weekend at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana.
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 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
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.
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 strategy of blood clot removal during treatment for heart attacks not beneficial and associated with an increased risk of stroke.
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
Windell D. Middlebrooks -- the Miller High Life delivery guy -- died from a pulmonary embolism... TMZ has learned, but we're told weight was definitely a contributing factor. Our sources say the autopsy is clear... Middlebrooks' 400 lbs made…
Studies have shown that aspirin, the age old remedy for pain and fever, also thins the blood. Because of this property, it can also help to lower the chances of a heart attack or a stroke caused by a blood clot in the brain. And, although...Show More Summary
We thought she would make it. She had been released from the hospital a few days earlier, admitted for a blood clot in the lungs. But it turns out, the Little Warrior, as she was known, had fought her last fight. Now God's got her. My godmother, Rev. Show More Summary
A new injectable polymer that strengthens blood clots, called PolySTAT, has been created by researchers. Administered in a simple shot, the polymer finds unseen injuries and has the potential to keep trauma patients from bleeding to death before reaching medical care.
University of Washington researchers have developed a new injectable polymer that strengthens blood clots, called PolySTAT. Administered in a simple shot, the polymer finds unseen injuries and has the potential to keep trauma patients from bleeding to death before reaching medical care.
For the first time since getting out of the hospital following treatment for blood clots on a lung, Chris Bosh showed up to the Miami Heat’s gym and gave an The post Chris Bosh Thanks Miami Heat Fans for Their Support (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
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High phosphate levels cause a stress signal inside the cells that line blood vessels, leading to the release of microparticles that promote the formation of blood clots.