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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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Penguins hope strong regular season carries over to playoffs

...and Paul Martin also missed significant time. Backup goaltender Tomas Vokoun didn't play after being diagnosed with blood clots during training camp.Yet Pittsburgh chugged along, showcasing the organization's depth and Bylsma's ability to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-04-14/penguins-hope-strong-regul
Michael Schumacher makes slow progress

...in France on Dec. 29 and hit the right side of his head on a rock, cracking his helmet. Doctors operated to remove blood clots from his brain, but some were left because they were too deeply embedded.Schumacher's condition stabilized after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-04-04/michael-schumacher-makes-slow-pro
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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New blood thinners can help patients with abnormal heart rhythms

...not pump blood appropriately, causing blood flow in the heart to slow down. Slow blood flow in the heart can form blood clots, which can travel to the brain and cause strokes. Strokes can be debilitating, limiting one's ability to talk...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-03-12/new-blood-thinners-can-help-