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clot

[klät]
(physiology)
A semisolid coagulum of blood or lymph.
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para]]Runners in the upcoming Allscripts Tobacco Road Marathon can hit the trail to help raise funds to Stop the Clot and support the educational efforts of the National Blood Clot Alliance.
Central to NBCA's mission is the need to equip the public with the knowledge to ask their doctors proactively if they might be at risk for a blood clot.
NBCA will apply these funds to increase awareness about blood clots that form in a person's leg (deep vein thrombosis or DVT) and blood clots that travel to a person's lung (pulmonary embolism or PE).
People who are hospitalized (greater than or equal to three or more days) for acute illness have more than a ten-fold increased risk of developing a blood clot.
Scientists measured the clot retriever's value by assessing the patients' status 90 days after their stroke.
Kate was rushed to hospital and diagnosed with a blood clot on her lung - also known as a pulmonary embolism - and a deep vein thrombosis in her leg.
In reality, two thirds of blood clots occur in hospital or 90 days following discharge.
There is no technique to predict when a clot in a large leg vein might abruptly migrate to the lungs.
The clot "did not result in a stroke or neurological damage," doctors said in (http://www.
Dr Hosni says that a patient who has just had a total knee replacement (TKR) should spend at least ten days in hospital, in case he develops a blood clot in a deep vein, usually in the leg.
The author postulates that the hyperhomocysteinemia predisposed this patient to clot formation in the left internal jugular vein and this in turn led to the development of the Meniere's symptoms.