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Heart, Lung & Blood Institute

California 94010
The Web site of The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. (http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov)  The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) provides global leadership for a research, training, and education program to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases and enhance the health of all individuals so that they can live longer and more fulfilling lives. The NHLBI stimulates basic discoveries about the causes of disease, enables the translation... Full Bio
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Heart, Lung & Blood Institute updated their profile. Jul 08 2010
Heart, Lung & Blood Institute updated their profile. Jul 08 2010
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Sep 26 2010 by worried mom
My son has Left Ventricle Thrombosis and i was wondering about this machine i seen them use when he was in the ICU.I forgot the name of it but the machine sucked out mucus from the lungs.So, i'm wondering if this machine could possibly suck out a blood clot? Or could they cut the vein at both ends and take the clot out and put a stent in ?
 
Sep 26 2010 by worried mom
My son has Left ventricle thrombosis and i was wondering about this machine i seen them use when he was in ICU.forgot the name of it but the machine sucked out mucus from the lungs So i'm wondering if this machine could possibly suck out a blood clot ? Or could they cut the vein at both ends and take the clot out and put a stent in ?
 

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