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New drug dramatically cuts risks of blood clots after hip replacement

...drug dramatically cuts the risk of blood clots after surgery and could one day...for decades, researchers say. Blood clots in the leg, a condition called...monitored to see who developed blood clots. The study showed two of the five...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/01/tec_304563.shtml
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Naesha Parks' new book tells how heart attack strengthened faith

...that's when she begged her friend to call 911.Parks has no memory of the next three days, when the doctors removed blood clots from her arteries. When her arteries began to shred, her surgeon, Dr. Vinayak Kamath, gave her a 5 percent chance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-01-23/naesha-parks-new-book-te
Blood clots stall Vickers

DOVER, Del. --- NASCAR driver Brian Vickers was hospitalized with blood clots in his legs and around his lungs that will prevent him from racing this weekend at Dover International Speedway.Red Bull Racing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2010-05-14/blood-clots-stall-vickers
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Blood clots sideline defensive end for season

...Pellom McDaniels, a reserve defensive end for the Atlanta Falcons, will miss the 2000 season because of small blood clots on his lungs. McDaniels, 32, first experienced shortness of breath Aug. 8 at the Falcons' first practice after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/22/pro_296436.shtml
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Tiny corkscrew stops strokes by retrieving blood clots from the brain

SAN DIEGO -- A tiny experimental corkscrew threaded deep into the brain can pluck out deadly blood clots and stop a stroke in its tracks, potentially giving doctors an entirely new tool against this major killer. Nearly 90 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/06/liv_403575.shtml
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Sergeant's death in Iraq blamed on blood clots

...medical examiner told her there were "no doubts" that blood clots that formed in her husband's leg had moved to his lungs...one of the symptoms" of thrombosis, the formation of blood clots in the legs, such as tingling, numbness, low blood...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-10-09/sergeants-death-iraq-blamed-b
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FDA approves improved test to find dangerous blood clots

...nuclear-medicine test called AcuTect to help find life-threatening blood clots. With a little shot in the arm and a camera that spots...Americans a year suffer acute "deep vein thromboses," or blood clots. In at least 300,000 people, the clots will travel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/17/tec_239263.shtml
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FDA approves improved test to find dangerous blood clots

...nuclear-medicine test called AcuTect to help find life-threatening blood clots. With a little shot in the arm and a camera that spots...Americans a year suffer acute "deep vein thromboses," or blood clots. In at least 300,000 people, the clots will travel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/17/ent_239205.shtml
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Feds reduce to Ga. hospitals' funding over harm to patients

...judged as having the highest rates of "hospital-acquired conditions." These can include infections from catheters, blood clots, bed sores and other complications that are considered avoidable, Kaiser Health News reported.Dr. Eric Schneider...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-23/feds-reduce-ga-hospitals
Fat hormone levels may trigger clots

...obese people develop dangerous blood clots more readily than those who are...between obesity and a higher risk for blood clots is well established, University...took nearly twice as long to form blood clots as did normal mice. The same thing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/04/tec_336678.shtml
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