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124246 results found for: sign of relief for patients with blood clots
Article Blood clot risk seen in Covid-19 patients
By: WONG YANG,   The New Paper  The New Paper  (NEWS)  11/05/2020
She was referring to a report published in the US two weeks ago that detailed five cases of patients in their 30s and 40s who suffered strokes due to blood clots. Strokes are uncommon in younger adults. Of the five patients, all of whom had only mild coronavirus symptoms and no risk factors for strokes, one died.   (593 words)
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Article Growing concern over link between virus and blood clots
By: TIMOTHY GOH,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (TOP OF THE NEWS)  29/05/2020
Coronavirus pandemic Asymptomatic Covid-19 patients could be unaware they are at risk, says expert A possible link between Covid-19 and the risk of thrombosis – the formation of blood clots – in patients has led to some concerns that people who do not know they have been infected may still be at risk of the more serious consequences of these blood clots   (794 words)
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Article Blood clots and Covid-19
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (LIFE MIND & BODY)  01/06/2020
Medical experts in March first flagged that Covid-19 increases the likelihood of blood clots in patients. The formation of these blood clots can be dangerous as they can travel to the brain or heart, causing a stroke or heart attack.   (401 words)
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Article Add serology tests for Covid-19 to health screenings
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  02/06/2020
There is a possible link between Covid-19 and the risk of thrombosis – the formation of blood clots – in patients (Growing concern over link between virus and blood clots, May 29). Asymptomatic patients may be unaware that they are at risk.   (96 words)
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Article Risk of blood clots forming in recovered Covid-19 patients, experts warn
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (TOP OF THE NEWS)  10/06/2020
Coronavirus pandemic Medical experts have warned about the risk of thrombosis – the formation of blood clots – in Covid-19 patients even after they have recovered from the disease. Mr Wu Liyou, a 41-year-old Chinese national who recovered from Covid-19, died last Thursday after a blood clot entered his lung.   (194 words)
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Article Three NUH studies aim to better prevent, treat stroke
By: FELICIA CHOO,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (SCIENCE)  07/09/2019

Besides this study, Dr Seet is also involved in two other NUH studies on treating stroke patients and preventing another stroke.
One of these studies involves using a blood test to identify patients most suitable for early stroke treatment, such as thrombolysis – the dissolution of blood clots using drugs – and clot retrieval.   (940 words)
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Article Protect yourself from eThrombosis
By: ELAINE LEE,   The New Paper  The New Paper  (LIFESTYLE)  07/10/2019

These people may face the risk of VTE, which occurs when an abnormal blood clot forms within a deep vein of the patient's lower limbs (known as deep vein thrombosis, or DVT).
The clot can easily travel to the lungs (known as pulmonary embolism) if it is left unnoticed and untreated.   (519 words)
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Article What is being done to cut blood clot risks faced by patients?
By: CLARA CHONG AND TIMOTHY GOH,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (TOP OF THE NEWS)  16/06/2020
ON BLOOD CLOTS Q What is being done to prevent or reduce the risk of thromboembolism, or the obstruction of a blood vessel by a blood clot that formed elsewhere in the body, in Covid-19 patients?   (925 words)
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Article Sigh of relief for patients with blood clots in lungs
By: REI KUROHI,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (HOME)  08/12/2018

In November 2016, Mr Ong was one of the first few patients to undergo treatment for the condition as part of a programme being developed at NHCS. The programme is now fully operational and accepting new patients.
Patients with CTEPH have high blood pressure in the lungs, caused by clotting in the blood vessels.   (528 words)
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Article What is Kawasaki disease?
By: CHERYL TAN,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (TOP OF THE NEWS)  07/05/2020
Dr Ooi Pei Ling, a paediatrician at SBCC Baby and Child Clinic, said that in some cases, inflammation of the blood vessels could cause an aneurysm, which is a weakening and bulging of the blood vessel wall. This could raise the risk of blood clots and lead to a heart attack and internal bleeding, which may be life-threatening.   (268 words)
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