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HHS and CDC HA-VTE Prevention Challenge

Healthcare-Associated VTE Prevention Challenge Blood clots affect up to 900,000 people in the United States each year, and cause about 100,000 deaths annually. About half of these blood clots happen after a recent hospital stay or surgery. These types of blood clots are referred to as healthcare-associated venous thromboembolism, or HA-VTE. To support and promote…


Patient Input Needed for New Study Involving APS

The Hemostasis & Thrombosis Center at Duke University Medical Center is leading efforts to develop a clinical trial related to the optimal treatment of venous and arterial thromboembolic events in persons with antiphospholipid syndrome. The team is looking to enlist the help of one or two patients with APS to participate in designing the study….


NBCA Launches New Online Support Community

The National Blood Clot Alliance, in conjunction with World Thrombosis Day today, proudly announces the launch of its new online Stop the Clot® Support Community, powered by Inspire, as an extension of its Women & Blood Clots program, which NBCA recently launched in partnership with the Alexandra L. Rowan Memorial Foundation. This new online support…

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