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Cons Short-term risk of infection and blood clots. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They occur when a blood clot blocks the flow of blood and oxygen to the brain and account for 85 per cent of stroke cases. The Sun (2016)Some of them get blood clots in their legs because they're just sitting there, not moving. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It caused his brain to become'extremely swollen' and he had emergency surgery to remove a blood clot. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He was taken to hospital and said that a CT scan had shown there was no blood clot in his brain and that he was feeling better. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In fact she had an undiagnosed blood clot on her lung but did not want to stay overnight. The Sun (2016)The term "coronary thrombosis' means that the coronary artery is blocked by a blood clot. Coping with Angina (1990)I had a blood clot in my chest and had a rib removed. The Sun (2013)After a raft of tests, the neurologist diagnosed a stroke caused by a sudden blood clot in my brain. The Sun (2014)You could get blood clots. The Sun (2016)One in two hundred patients died as a result of the surgery, and one in ten suffered serious complications such as infection or blood clots. Times, Sunday Times (2012)By then, he had become paralysed down one side of his body, which made him susceptible to blood clots. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Sheffield A woman left paralysed by a blood clot on her brain has learned to walk and talk again at the same time as her young daughter. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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