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Why would clots re-form after a thrombectomy?

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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
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In brief: Narrowing

Of vessel. Poor flow.

In brief: Narrowing

Of vessel. Poor flow.
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Dr. Gary Tannenbaum
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Blood clots

Following removal or dissolving a blood clot there is a high risk of new clots forming.
Usually this is due to the underlying cause of the original clots still being active. In addition, if there is still residual clot in the vessel it can act as a source of new clots to form. Following treatment for clots patients are always treated with medication to prevent new clots from forming.

In brief: Blood clots

Following removal or dissolving a blood clot there is a high risk of new clots forming.
Usually this is due to the underlying cause of the original clots still being active. In addition, if there is still residual clot in the vessel it can act as a source of new clots to form. Following treatment for clots patients are always treated with medication to prevent new clots from forming.
Dr. Gary Tannenbaum
Dr. Gary Tannenbaum
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