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2009-08-12 10:15:22

U.S. scientists, part of an international team, say they are testing a new treatment to prevent blood clots that might form after joint replacement surgery. Gary Raskob, dean of the University of Oklahoma's College of Public Health, and a team of scientists from Denmark, Australia and Canada said the blood clots -- known as deep-vein thrombosis -- affect the large veins in the lower leg and thigh. If the clot breaks free and moves through the bloodstream, it can lodge in the lungs, a...

2009-08-11 16:41:45

The dean of the University of Oklahoma College of Public Health and a team of scientists worldwide have found a better way to prevent deadly blood clots after joint replacement surgery "“ a major problem that results in thousands of unnecessary deaths each year. The research appears this week in the New England Journal of Medicine.The research team, which includes scientists from Oklahoma, Denmark, Australia and Canada, set out to find a better way to prevent blood clots without...

2008-10-08 21:00:27

Leg compression combined with medication such as heparin is more effective at preventing blood clots than either alone, U.S. researchers said. Deep vein thrombosis -- that causes severe leg swelling and ulcers -- can be fatal if the clot breaks free and travels to the lungs as a pulmonary embolism. By analyzing data from 11 trials involving 7,431 patients, Stavros Kakkos of the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit found that a combined approach to prevention reduced the risk of deep vein...

2006-08-22 15:05:00

By Andrew Stern CHICAGO (Reuters) - Injections of the blood thinner heparin treat blood clots just as effectively as a top-selling version that is many times more expensive, researchers said on Tuesday. To treat deep vein thrombosis, which appears most often as blood clots in the legs, injections of low-molecular weight heparin such as Sanofi-Aventis' blockbuster Lovenox and Pfizer's Fragmin have been increasingly seen as more convenient and effective than original heparin. The original blood...

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