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September 1, 2013

Eluding the ‘Widow Maker’: The Checkup that Saved His Life

By Cynthia Weiss Cynthia Weiss

“You have to go to know.” George Roberts will tell you he’s a busy man — too busy to worry about a physical. As vice president of a Florida-based road construction and contracting company and chair of two industry groups, he’s got a lot to oversee. Taking time for a doctor’s visit wasn’t on his […]

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July 23, 2013

Life Restored for Patient at Mayo Clinic

By SMHNadmin SMHNadmin

Kenneth Piehl describes the intense pain he felt from extensive blood clots in his legs and the overwhelming feelings of, ‘joy and pride’ he shared with the Mayo Clinic staff, who successfully administered his Mechanical Thrombectomy procedure. Mayo Clinic’s Robert McBane II, M.D. explains the path to what Kenneth calls, “A life restored.”

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Tags: 5329, 5335, 5401, blood clot, Dr. Robert McBane II, DVT, Kenneth Piehl, Mayo Clinic, Mechanical Thrombectomy, vascular center, vein procedure, Venous Thromboembolism


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