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    Marfan Syndrome & Imaging Exams

    Dec 02 2016
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    People with Marfan Syndrome are typically very tall. But there’s more to this condition than stature alone. Marfan patients have an increased risk of developing cardiac problems, and they need lifelong imaging to monitor their heart and blood vessels.

    Plagued by Leg Pain After Your DVT Diagnosis

    Apr 05 2016
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    About 40% of patients with deep vein thrombosis (DVT) will continue to experience daily symptoms such as leg pain and swelling. Are you one of them? While treatment with an anti-coagulant (also known as a blood thinner) helps prevent future clots from forming, it does not actively dissolve or treat the original clot.

    Time For Your Colonoscopy? Standard vs. Virtual colonoscopy

    Apr 05 2016
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    There are two absolutes as you approach your 50th birthday: your AARP membership is on its way and it’s time for your first screening colonoscopy. Yes, “that” exam. But there’s more than one way to examine the colon for abnormalities and suspicious growths that might morph into cancer.

    Kids, Sports & Overuse Injuries

    Feb 29 2016
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    Overuse sports injuries happen to kids and produce sore spots like little leaguer’s elbow and shoulder. And like adults, kids with overuse injuries also experience pain.