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2012-04-25 09:52:17

A single ultrasound scan (known as compression ultrasonography) may safely rule out a diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in women during pregnancy or in the first few weeks after giving birth (post-partum period).

2012-04-24 05:29:49

Depression affects approximately 18.8 million Americans on a daily basis. Now researchers might have an explanation as to why this number is so high.

2012-03-28 00:35:25

Pulmonary embolism -- the sudden blockage of an artery in the lung -- is estimated to cause over 100,000 deaths each year in the U.S.

2012-03-26 23:44:00

A novel oral anti-coagulant outperformed the injected standard therapy on important safety measures for initial and long-term treatment of pulmonary embolism – a blockage of lung blood vessels usually caused by a clot – and showed comparable efficacy.

2012-03-26 18:48:13

Interventional radiology treatments re-establish blood flow in people with chronic deep vein thrombosis (DVT), reducing disabling symptoms and improving the quality of life for those afflicted with post-thrombotic syndrome—an under-recognized but frequent long-term complication of DVT.


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