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Tuesday Q and A: Several factors affect long-term DVT treatment plan

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Eleven years ago I developed deep vein thrombosis, which led to a pulmonary embolism. A vena cava filter was put in place, and I’ve been on warfarin since that time. Will I ever be able to discontinue warfarin and take aspirin instead? Would changing my diet allow [...]

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When Summer Travel Includes Surgery; Mayo Clinic Expert Offers Tips for a Safe Trip

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 [...]

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