We were thrilled that more than 100 healthcare providers, patients, and their families participated in our thrombosis education program at Harvard Medical School’s Joseph B. Martin Center in April. With hardly a pause, we have turned our attention to the 2015 Thrombosis Summit... (read more)
(Pictured: Jerome Kersey, former NBA player)
Two NBA Star Athletes Suffer from Blood Clots in just Two Days
This week has been particularly scary as two NBA stars are suspected to have suffered from pulmonary embolisms within a day of each other. A pulmonary embolism is a blood clot that travels from the lower extremities and lands in the lungs.
Jerome Kersey, former member of the Portland Trail Blazers basketball team, passed away due to a pulmonary embolism...
(Pictured: Brian Vickers, NASCAR driver)
NASCAR Driver Brian Vickers Experiencing Recurrent Blood Clots
NASCAR driver Brian Vickers will be missing the Sprint Cup Series race as a result of his ongoing struggle with recurrent blood clots. He had been scheduled to race this upcoming weekend, but suddenly began experiencing symptoms of blood clots on Thursday evening...
Understanding the Role of Thrombophilia in Thrombosis Prevention
In this video, Dr. Piazza discusses why it is important to learn more about thrombophilia for both healthcare providers and a patients. Dr. Piazza spoke on this topic at NATF's Spring Educational Program on Thursday, April 9, 2015.
Which anticoagulant is right for me?
For many years, Warfarin was the only oral anticoagulant commonly used to treat blood clots. In the past five years, the FDA has approved four new oral anticoagulants for the treatment of DVT, PE, and SPAF. Find out the differences between the five FDA-approved oral anticoagulants by viewing the chart.
Announcing NATF's 10th Anniversary Signature Event
NATF's next Signature Event has been rescheduled to coincide with our 10th anniversary, and will take place on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Boston. Please mark your calendars for this special event!
Stop the Clot Chicago 5K Run / Walk
In loving memory of Manu "Shaq" Williams
Join us on Mother's Day (5.10.15) at Montrose Beach in Chicago to provide awareness about blood clotting disorders.
Can't join us in Chicago? No Problem! Sign up as a virtual racer. We will send you an official Stop the Clot Tee & the same Racing Bag as the racers in Chicago. Only $28, includes shipping.
Go to www.stoptheclotchicago.com.