Time Spent in the OR May Be Linked to Blood Clots, Study Shows

December 3, 2014 10:21 PM

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WEDNESDAY, Dec. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Longer surgery times may increase a patient's risk of dangerous blood clots, a new study suggests.

Blood clots are associated with more than 500,000 hospitalizations and 100,000 deaths a year, according to background information in the study.

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