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clot

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(physiology)
A semisolid coagulum of blood or lymph.
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If you have recurrent attacks, you'll probably be prescribed a beta blocker to control your heart rate and an anticoagulant to prevent clot formation.
Thrombelastography (TEG) is an established clinical laboratory method for analysis of coagulation and fibrinolysis and allows for quantitative measurement of the dynamic processes of clot formation and clot strength [12, 13].
There are several steps that can be taken to reduce the risk of post-surgery clot formation. One of them is to get up and active within 12 hours of surgery.
Arteriovenous fistulas are the preferred surgical method for establishing vascular access in patients who require hemodialysis, due to a lower rate of infection and clot formation, and better outcomes compared to other current types of vascular access.
As if there weren't enough reasons to quit, smoking accelerates clot formation by thickening your blood and increasing the amount of plaque buildup in the arteries.
In the remaining patients, INTEM and EXTEM parameters, including CT (clotting time), CFT (clot formation time) and MCF (maximum clot firmness), as well as, FIBTEM parameter MCF, were presented in TEM grams.
However this procedure has several life threatening complications like hemopericardium, cardiac tamponade, clot formation, and cardiac rupture [2, 3].
Clot formation in vivo occurs in a complex environment.
The goal of Washington State's study is to enable veterinarians to use the drug more safely and better prevent blood clot formation.
Once TMAO makes it to the bloodstream, it is involved in changes in whole-body cholesterol metabolism, platelet function and clot formation, vascular inflammation, and unstable plaque formation in artery walls.
Several physical and chemical factors affect blood clotting; some can be measured over time to determine blood coagulability and likelihood of clot formation. Dielectric blood coagulometry (DBCM) is a recently developed test that measures changes in the dielectric permittivity of whole blood, representing clumping of red blood cells.
[2] The time taken for a fibrin clot formation is then determined by either an optical or a mechanical method.