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Good Health Not Enough to Avoid Deep Vein Thrombosis

Even elite athletes are not invulnerable to blood clots.

More Growth in Compression Therapy Market in 2017-2021: Report

A recent market research report forecasts robust growth in demand for compression therapy medical equipment.

Blood Clot Awareness Month an Important Observance for Compression Therapy Equipment Distributor

March is national Blood Clot Awareness Month in the United States, and the president of one national distributor of medical devices is always glad for the chance to discuss the dangers of clots.

Garry Shandling's Death Caused by Blood Clot

At least one high-profile celebrity death in 2016 was caused by a blood clot.

Pneumatic Compression Therapy May Help Reduce Readmissions, Avoid Medicare Penalties

New penalties took effect last month for hospitals with higher than expected rates of readmissions among Medicare patients.

Study Links Lengthy TV Watching with Fatal Pulmonary Embolisms

A new scientific study draws a correlation between blood clot deaths and watching television.

Pneumatic Compression Therapy Reduces Cost, Complexity of Lymphedema Treatment, Study Shows

The use of pneumatic compression devices is associated with improved health and reduced cost of care in lymphedema patients, according to a recent study.

Market Research Reveals Strong Growth Ahead for Dynamic Compression Therapy

The market for compression therapy is forecast to grow rapidly over the next several years.

In Wake of Xarelto Lawsuits, Pneumatic Compression Therapy Offers Alternative

Since arriving on the market in 2011, Xarelto has been prescribed to millions of Americans for the prevention of stroke and embolism. But thousands of lawsuits against Bayer and Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson, allege Xarelto puts patients at significant risk of uncontrollable bleeding. Some also accuse the companies of misleading marketing practices.

Pneumatic Compression Therapy Recommended for Blood Clot Prevention in Cancer Patients

A pair of studies published in 2012 show an increased risk of blood clots among lung cancer patients.