Looking for information about blood clots, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolisms? A new JGH website has the information you need.
Quicker care for certain medical conditions is now offered by the JGH Clinical Access Service, as an alternative to the Emergency Department. It handles referrals from family doctors whose patients have serious problems that require prompt attention.
The potential of manipulating a particular protein is being explored as a possible alternative to blood thinners, which are the standard of care for venous thromboembolism, but whose association with severe bleeding makes blood thinners an imperfect remedy.
Having become a leader in its field since its launch in 2012, the JGH’s Centre of Excellence in Thrombosis and Anticoagulation Care is preparing to occupy a newly renovated area, featuring a more comfortable space for patients and improved facilities for research and teaching.