I have now been in two clinical trials. The first was for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) in 2000 and 2001. The second has been since August 2011 for blood clots in my legs or “deep vein thrombosis.” I wanted to share my experiences with you in the hope more people will consider entering a clinical [...]
It’s been six months since a warm, swollen right calf sent me to the emergency room at midnight. Ultrasound showed I had a blog clot in my right leg and an asymptomatic one above the knee in my left. Everyone said it was a good thing I sought care because the complication of a pulmonary [...]
There are big companies like Quintiles that run clinical trials around the world. There are local clinics that specialize in clinical trials and make a lot of money at it. There are, of course, pharmaceutical companies and device manufacturers who depend upon the results to gain marketing approval for new products. People in all those [...]
Are there newer and better medicines to prevent clotting? The new seems to be good. Watch to find out more and look for new videos from heart experts very soon!
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