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Infection linked to dangerous blood clots in veins and lungs, U-M study shows by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Wed 04 Apr 2012 10:03pm University of Michigan Health System news Older adults who get infections of any kind – such as urinary, skin, or respiratory tract infections – are nearly three times more likely to be hospitalized for a dangerous blood clot in their deep veins or lungs, University of Michigan Health System research shows. T ... Read on »
Lungs Blood Clots May Not Originate From the Legs by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:06pm The most serious complication of a deep blood clot in the leg, is the clot breaking off, traveling to the lungs and causing a pulmonary embolism. A pulmonary embolism blocks the main artery of the lung and causes shortness of breath, chest pain, rapid breathing and in severe cases sudden death. A new study challenges the conventional wisdom tha ... Read on »
Lungs Blood Clots May Not Originate From the Legs by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Fri 23 Oct 2009 10:05pm The most serious complication of a deep blood clot in the leg, is the clot breaking off, traveling to the lungs and causing a pulmonary embolism. A pulmonary embolism blocks the main artery of the lung and causes shortness of breath, chest pain, rapid breathing and in severe cases sudden death. A new study challenges [...] Read on »
pulmonary emboli (blood clots) by Shawndra T. Patient Expert Posted Tue 21 Oct 2008 12:56am Hey everyone- I wanted to send a note of what I know so far from my PET/CT scan. I don't know yet the final result about the cancer. I do know, however, that they found a couple pulmonary emboli (blood clots) in my lungs (hence pulmonary). This can happen with an abdominal surgery, like I had. We don't know how long it has been there, it may have ... Read on »
Blood clots, blood clots :( by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 5:14pm It took the ER nurses, technicians, and doctor 7 hours to check me out. The conclusion was that I had several blood clots in my legs. The CAT scan didn't show any clots in my lungs, but the ER doctor felt that I probably had some small ones that were causing me get tired after just a few seconds of activity. I left the ER and went to a regular ... Read on »
“Blood Clots Almost Killed Me” by Dina S. Posted Sat 01 Mar 2008 12:00am 1 Comment Story by Dana Wickrowski // Artwork by Meghan Grube In January 2006, Syracuse University mourned the loss of Tracy Halpin, a 21-year-old senior who, according to the medical examiner’s report, died from blood clots in her legs that moved up to her lungs. The clots reportedly caused her to fall on Walnut Avenue, r ... Read on »
Pace Points: Could YOU Have a Blood Clot? by wordstorunby Posted Tue 26 Jun 2012 3:03pm One of my running friends said it best, “It would be nice to know how to tell the difference between muscle pain and the type of pain you felt. Or maybe the really scary thing was that you couldn't tell?” I’ve been thinking a lot about that. And yes, one of the really scary things was that I honestly had no idea the pain I was feeling in ... Read on »
Economy class syndrome and blood clots in travelers by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted Fri 17 Feb 2012 12:00am “Economy class syndrome” is an old concept that sitting in tight, cramped seats in the back of an airplane can lead to DVTs or blood clots in the legs. The idea of travelers and blood clots/DVTs is an important concept and all travelers need to know about this illness along with how to prevent it. Before we look at a new piece of medical ... Read on »
Pulmonary Embolisms (PE) – Cook Medical’s Next-Generation (IVC) Filter Delivery System by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 27 Sep 2009 10:21pm This week Cook Medical participated in the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics Convention in San Francisco where they announced a new product line to combat and prevent pulmonary embolisms.  PEs are the #1 cause of in-hospital deaths, affecting 600,000 Americans every year, and resulting in 200,000 deaths (that’s more than breast cancer, A ... Read on »
New online guides to prevent and treat blood clots by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 16 Sep 2008 7:10am AHRQ.gov - Two new guides to help consumers and clinicians prevent and treat the dangerous blood clots known as deep vein thrombosis were released recently by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Not all blood clots are harmful but deep vein thrombosis, a blood clot that forms in the d ... Read on »