Vein

New cost effective vein-locating device launched

The device named Veineux was launched on Friday and is expected to make intravenous treatment easier and affordable for patients and hospitals.

Jul 29, 2017, 00:39 AM IST

Novel ultrasound drill for deep vein blood clots developed

A new surgical tool that uses low-frequency ultrasound to break down blood clots deep within the veins of the legs, without damaging the surrounding blood vessels, has been developed by US researchers.

Jun 16, 2017, 00:15 AM IST

Only five per cent Indians aware of thrombosis

 Only five per cent of Indians are aware of thrombosis -- formation of blood clots in the vein -- which affects roughly one in 1,000 people in the country, an expert said here on Thursday.

Sep 30, 2016, 00:55 AM IST

C-section may increase risk of blood clot in vein, claims study

Women are four times more likely to suffer from blood clots in veins after a cesarean-section delivery compared to a vaginal birth, according to a new study.

Sep 23, 2016, 18:44 PM IST

Scientists grow new vein from girl`s stem cell

scientists have successfully replaced a major blood vessel in a 10-year-old girl with a vein grown in a lab using her own stem cells.

Jun 14, 2012, 15:19 PM IST

Scientists grow new vein from girl`s stem cell

scientists have successfully replaced a major blood vessel in a 10-year-old girl with a vein grown in a lab using her own stem cells.

Jun 14, 2012, 15:19 PM IST

Coming soon: `Off-the-shelf arteries, veins`

Researchers claim to have for the first time grown all three main types of cells that make up the walls of a blood vessel.

Jan 16, 2012, 16:04 PM IST