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Celebrities Who Died From Blood Clots

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a clot that forms deep in a vein, typically in your leg. If the DVT clot breaks free and travels through your bloodstream it creates a life-threatening blockage in your lungs known as a pulmonary embolism (PE). In the US someone dies from a PE every five minutes. Blood clots can happen to anyone, including a few notable celebrities whom you may recognize.

Covidien Center for Excellence

Did you know Vein Specialists of the South is a Covidien Center for Excellence?! This means we have the honor and privilege of further training other Healthcare Professionals from around the nation! This week there are 6 healthcare professional students at our facility. In the picture, two of Vein Specialists clinical team members, Kandi (left) and Elizabeth (right), are teaching the lunch time session.