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A patient coughed up this huge blood clot that perfectly replicates the airways of his lung

A man undergoing treatment for heart failure coughed up an enormous, intact blood clot that formed a perfect cast of the air passageways of his lung. The completeness of the clot, once unfolded onto blue medical cloth, astounded doctors; they could trace the three branches of the upper lobe of the lung, the two branches… Read More »

Vaccine May Cut Blood Clot Risk After Strokes

An experimental vaccine may serve as an alternative to oral blood thinners in helping to reduce the risk of clotting and subsequent strokes for people who previously suffered an ischemic stroke (those caused by a blood clot), according to new findings published in Hypertension, a journal of the American Heart Association, reports a press release… Read More »