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Flying is as safe as ground travel after chest surgery, Mayo study finds Rochester, Minn. — Summer travel isn’t for vacation alone. For some people, it may include a trip to an out-of-town hospital for surgery. If you are traveling for chest surgery, you may wonder whether it is safer [...]
Determine Risk of Developing Blood Clots Before Discontinuing Blood-thinning Medication June 24, 2011 Dear Mayo Clinic: I've had two blood clots in two years, but in the past nine months have had no problems. How long do I need to be on warfarin? I'm worried about another blood clot but [...]
Blood Clots in Surface Veins Often Treated with Self-care Techniques January 22, 2010 Dear Mayo Clinic: Six months ago my 23-year-old daughter developed superficial blood clots in her lower legs. A venogram showed some slight reflux of one leg, but otherwise was normal. She was told to take an aspirin [...]
ROCHESTER, Minn. — September 20, 2012. Pulmonary embolism occurs when critical blood flow to lung tissue is blocked in one or more arteries. It can be fatal without prompt treatment. The September issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter explains this condition, common symptoms, risk factors and treatment options. Normally, blood [...]