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Article Three NUH studies aim to better prevent, treat stroke
By: FELICIA CHOO,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (SCIENCE)  07/09/2019

Besides this study, Dr Seet is also involved in two other NUH studies on treating stroke patients and preventing another stroke.
One of these studies involves using a blood test to identify patients most suitable for early stroke treatment, such as thrombolysis – the dissolution of blood clots using drugs – and clot retrieval.   (940 words)
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Article Protect yourself from eThrombosis
By: ELAINE LEE,   The New Paper  The New Paper  (LIFESTYLE)  07/10/2019

These people may face the risk of VTE, which occurs when an abnormal blood clot forms within a deep vein of the patient's lower limbs (known as deep vein thrombosis, or DVT).
The clot can easily travel to the lungs (known as pulmonary embolism) if it is left unnoticed and untreated.   (519 words)
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Article Sigh of relief for patients with blood clots in lungs
By: REI KUROHI,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (HOME)  08/12/2018

In November 2016, Mr Ong was one of the first few patients to undergo treatment for the condition as part of a programme being developed at NHCS. The programme is now fully operational and accepting new patients.
Patients with CTEPH have high blood pressure in the lungs, caused by clotting in the blood vessels.   (528 words)
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Article Quicker recovery and less pain from hip replacement
By: AMRITA KAUR,   The New Paper  The New Paper  (NEWS)  22/01/2020
Dr Pang Hee Nee, consultant at SGH's department of orthopaedic surgery, said: "As soon as the anaesthesia wears off, patients are encouraged to get off the bed to walk. Doing so lowers their risk of possible post-surgery complications such as blood clots, and patients can go home earlier with a smaller bill."   (448 words)
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Picture The Straits Times  (SCIENCE)  07/09/2019
Besides this study, Dr Seet is also involved in two other NUH studies on treating stroke patients and preventing another stroke. One of these studies involves using a blood test to identify patients most suitable for early stroke treatment, such as thrombolysis – the dissolution of blood clots using drugs – and clot retrieval.
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Article Apple Watch alerted him to heart problem
By: TREVOR TAN,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (LIFE TECH)  29/01/2020
In August last year, Fox News reported on a woman from Alabama who found out she had atrial fibrillation — an irregular heartbeat that can lead to blood clots, stroke or heart failure — through the ECG feature. She had open heart surgery and has been recovering well.   (452 words)
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Article Tips for healthy air travel
By: JOYCE TEO,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (LIFE MIND & BODY)  12/11/2018


DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS (DVT)
The presence of blood clots in the legs has been associated with long-haul flights and the lack of mobility.
It is known as the "economy class syndrome", although this is a misnomer as DVT is associated with prolonged immobilisation, which does not occur only in aircraft.   (459 words)
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Article Shorter stays in hospital after hip replacement
By: AMRITA KAUR,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (HOME)  22/01/2020
Added Dr Pang: "As soon as the anaesthesia wears off, patients are encouraged to get off the bed to walk. Doing so lowers their risk of possible post-surgery complications such as blood clots, and patients can go home earlier with a smaller bill."   (703 words)
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Picture The Straits Times  (SPORT)  22/02/2018
She started coughing so much from the blood clots that her wound popped open. "Doctors found a large haematoma in my abdomen. I returned for a procedure that prevents clots from travelling to my lungs. I had to spend six weeks of motherhood in bed."
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