Search Tag: blood clots

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Full-Body PET Scan Can Detect Blood Clots: Animal Study

2015 21 Sep

A new radiopharmaceutical probe developed at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has allowed researchers to perform full-body scans to locate hidden blood clots in an animal model, according to a report that will appear in the October issue of the journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology . Finding the location and composition of clots... Read more

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PET Method Scans Whole Body for a Blood Clot

2015 20 Aug

A new imaging method — so far tested in rats — may someday enable clinicians to quickly scan the entire body for a blood clot, according to researchers from the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital. The study was presented at the 250th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), held on 16-20... Read more

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Novel PET Tracer Pinpoints Risky Blood Clots

2015 11 Jun

Researchers have developed a molecular imaging technique that could save lives by revealing troublesome thrombi, or blood clots. Their work was presented at the 2015 annual meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI).   "Thrombosis is the underlying cause of deadly diseases such as stroke, pulmonary embolism, deep vein... Read more