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One person is diagnosed with a blood clot every minute. One person dies from a blood clot every six minutes.

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Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) & Pulmonary embolism (PE)

Clot Connect is an information and outreach project at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center. Clot Connect provides patients and healthcare professionals connection to clinically relevant education resources on deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, thrombophilia and anticoagulation.   

 

Newly diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism (PE)?  

Start your search for information here.  

From our Patient Blog

DVT/ PE and Airline Travel

Stephan Moll, MD writes… Can the person with a newly diagnosed DVT or PE safely fly, or should he/she wait for a few weeks before flying?  It appears o.k. to fly early.  There is no evidence that flying early after the diagnosis of DVT or PE leads to an increased risk of recurrent clots or breaking off of […] Read the rest of this entry »

Antiphospholipid Syndrome: Can the New Oral Blood Thinners Be Used?

Stephan Moll, MD and Damon Houghton, MD write … Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is an acquired clotting disorder.  Patients with APS may have DVT or PE that requires treatment with blood thinners. Warfarin (Coumadin®, Jantoven®), and sometimes the injectable heparin drugs (enoxaparin = Lovenox®; dalteparin = Fragmin®; tinzaparin = Innohep®; etc.), have traditionally been used in […] Read the rest of this entry »

From our Healthcare Professionals Blog

Acute DVT/ PE and Airline Travel

Stephan Moll, MD writes… Can the patient with acute DVT or PE safely fly, or should he/she wait for a few weeks before embarking on airline travel?  It appears safe to fly early: There is no evidence that flying early after the diagnosis of VTE leads to an increased risk of recurrent VTE or embolization […] Read the rest of this entry »