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