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

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

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 [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

Cassivi check on supplemental oxygen (:19)

Stephen Cassivi, M.D. , a Mayo Clinic thoracic surgeon, offers five tips for safer, more comfortable travel home after surgery. A new Mayo Clinic study found that, contrary to conventional wisdom, air travel is just as safe as ground travel after chest surgery, and there is often no reason to [...]

Created by Brian Kilen

Cassivi wear loose fitting clothing (:18)

Stephen Cassivi, M.D. , a Mayo Clinic thoracic surgeon, offers five tips for safer, more comfortable travel home after surgery. A new Mayo Clinic study found that, contrary to conventional wisdom, air travel is just as safe as ground travel after chest surgery, and there is often no reason to [...]

Created by Brian Kilen

Cassivi stay hydrated (:31)

Stephen Cassivi, M.D. , a Mayo Clinic thoracic surgeon, offers five tips for safer, more comfortable travel home after surgery. A new Mayo Clinic study found that, contrary to conventional wisdom, air travel is just as safe as ground travel after chest surgery, and there is often no reason to [...]

Created by Brian Kilen

Cassivi walk every hour (:59)

Stephen Cassivi, M.D. , a Mayo Clinic thoracic surgeon, offers five tips for safer, more comfortable travel home after surgery. A new Mayo Clinic study found that, contrary to conventional wisdom, air travel is just as safe as ground travel after chest surgery, and there is often no reason to [...]

Created by Brian Kilen

Cassivi don't travel alone (:48)

Stephen Cassivi, M.D. , a Mayo Clinic thoracic surgeon, offers five tips for safer, more comfortable travel home after surgery. A new Mayo Clinic study found that, contrary to conventional wisdom, air travel is just as safe as ground travel after chest surgery, and there is often no reason to [...]

Created by Brian Kilen

Cassivi air travel as safe as ground travel (1:03)

Stephen Cassivi, M.D. , a Mayo Clinic thoracic surgeon, offers five tips for safer, more comfortable travel home after surgery. A new Mayo Clinic study found that, contrary to conventional wisdom, air travel is just as safe as ground travel after chest surgery, and there is often no reason to [...]

Created by Brian Kilen

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