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Travel Safe This Holiday Weekend

As summer comes to an end this Labor Day weekend, if you go away on vacation, you will most likely sit for long hours in a small cramped car, bus, or airplane before you arrive.  365 more words


Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Through the Ages

I have addressed Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), its causes, how it can be recognized, and treatments many times. I thought we might review the history of treatment of DVT. 459 more words

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Happy 2-Year Clotiversary To Me

It’s been two years since I nearly died in Malaysia. Two years since I couldn’t walk. Two years since I thought I’d never run again. Two years since I didn’t know what was wrong with me, and two years since I wondered if I would see another birthday. 43 more words

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Warning About Testosterone Treatments

This is an important message to those who are considering the use of testosterone treatments in order to combat low t related issues, and to those who have suffered serious injuries (like heart attacks, strokes, pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis, other serious blood clots) after taking those or other testosterone treatments. 449 more words

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Adios, California! Powerstripping on the Road

2,100 miles in 38 pain-free, alert hours. I stopped at rest areas to sleep for two hours twice, and woke up feeling like I’d slept in my bed all night. 547 more words

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Aspirin’s Effectiveness in VTE Prevention Varies by Procedure

A recent meta-analysis of eight randomized trials (1,408 total patients) compared aspirin to anticoagulants such as warfarin and dabigatran for preventing venous thromboembolism (VTE) after hip and knee arthroplasty and hip-fracture repair. 103 more words

Surgeon Edition

African Americans & Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism 2008 report highlighted the scope and impact of deep vein thrombosis (DVT).  384 more words

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