There are many different treatments available for blood clots. Some patients are put on medications, such as warfarin or DOACs. Other patients receive mechanical interventions, such as filters.

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A DOAC Deep Dive: Rivaroxaban

Updated December 2019 For the past several decades, warfarin has been the go-to anticoagulant (sometimes called a blood thinner), but…

A DOAC Deep Dive: Apixaban

Updated January 2020 For the past several decades, warfarin has been the go-to anticoagulant (sometimes called a blood thinner), but…

PERT: A New Model of Care

Updated January 2020 When Mark went to the hospital, he had never heard of a pulmonary embolism (PE). But at…

The EINSTEIN Choice Trial

Dr. Jeffrey Weitz discusses the implications of the EINSTEIN Choice Trial during NATF’s August 2017 online support group.  

A DOAC Deep Dive: Dabigatran

Updated January 2020 For the past several decades, warfarin has been the go-to anticoagulant drug, but newer treatments have emerged…

IVC Filters: A Closer Look

Inferior vena cava filters are a form of preventative treatment for pulmonary embolism (PE). While they are an important tool…

The 75 Million Dollar Idea

What type of idea is worth $75 million? One that saves lives. The American Heart Association (AHA) challenged doctors, dreamers,…