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The AngioVac can suck blood clots out of the body

A new device has been used to suck blood clots out of patients’ bodies, removing the need for invasive, high-risk surgery or blood transfusions. When a blood clot breaks away from a blood vessel wall and lodges in the lungs or heart, it can be fatal: over 32,000 people in the UK die every year as a result. While some …

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Diane ShipleyThe AngioVac can suck blood clots out of the body