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Intra-atrial thrombosis epidemiology

I have searched without much luck about this question: What are the epidemiological data about intra-atrial thrombosis? All I’ve found are epidemiological data about benign and malign tumors, but I ...
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What could cause a stroke soon after a lung transplant? Is it even known?

Recently a youtuber died of a thrombotic stroke a week after a lung transplant operation. Skimming over abstracts on Pubmed, it appears that strokes and more generally thrombosis is a frequent ...
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Mechanism of retrograde propagation of arterial thrombi

Quoting from _Robbins Basic Pathology 9th ed. Thrombi are focally attached to the underlying vascular surface and tend to propagate toward the heart; thus, arterial thrombi grow in a ...
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Sanity checking airplane advice re DVT: walk every hour, 2-3 hours? OK to sleep?

Long plane flights carry a risk of DVT. It is easy to find advice on preventing DVT by being active: CDC says "walk around every 2-3 hours" and mentions that you should do this when traveling by car ...
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Can thrombolysis “cause” an embolism?

Thrombolysis is regularly given to patients with DVT or brain infarctions, I wonder if this is always risk-free? If we have a massive cartoid thrombosis, for instance, would treatment with ...
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Thrombotic events and antiphospholipid syndrome

If my understanding is correct, patients with antiphospholipid syndrome are at increased risk for thrombotic events 1 but in the same time, it is possible for these patients to have a thrombocytopenia ...
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Preventing thrombosis during long distance travels

For my long distance travels, to avoid thrombosis, I used to frequently move during the flights and try to book a seat in an aisle which helps stretching my legs. Are there any other preventive ...