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'DVT and PE: What Patients Need to Know' education videos available

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A  new series of educational videos for patients who have experienced deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism (PE) are now available on the Clot Connect website and via YouTube.

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Clot Connect's first patient education webinar was held on November 16, 2011.  Dr. Stephan Moll, hematologist with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, discussed "DVT and PE: What Patients Need to Know".  The content of this webinar event was recorded and has been converted into a series of nine videos, easily accessible by topic. 

Topics presented in the "What Patients Need to Know" videos include:

  • The Basics of Blood Clotting 
  • Differences between artery and vein clots
  • Symptoms
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment 
  • How long to treat with blood thinners (anticoagulants)
  • New blood thinners emerging 
  • Post-thrombotic syndrome
  • Fluctuating INRs
  • Birth control options and clot risk

To view the videos on the Clot Connect website, click here 

Clot Connect's YouTube channel can be found here.