Deep Vein Thrombosis
March 29, 2011 3 Comments
By Sara Lee Kessler
Dr. Robert Kayser, an interventional cardiologist at Centrastate Medical Center, says deep vein thrombosis can be life-threatening. “A chunk of a clot can break off and go up into the lungs and cause something called a pulmonary embolism…no blood flow through the lungs and you die.” So, Dr. Kayser says he’s thrilled with new American Heart Association guidelines that call for a more aggressive approach to treating deep vein thrombosis.
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