Risk of Blood Clots Persists for 6 Months After Curative Surgery

Risk of Blood Clots Persists for 6 Months After Curative Surgery

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Risk of Blood Clots Persists for 6 Months After Curative Surgery

The risk of blood clot formation — commonly higher than normal in people with Cushing’s syndrome — persists during the first six months after curative surgery, but is comparable to that of healthy people in patients achieving long-term remission, a study has found. These findings may help physicians decide when to administer preventive treatment for this complication in Cushing’s syndrome patients, according to researchers. The study, “Evaluation of procoagulant imbalance in Cushing’s syndrome after short-…

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