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People with persistent leg pain after blood clot needed for study

Blood clots in the legs can be life-threatening. But even after the clots resolve with treatment, some people are left with long-lasting pain, swelling and heaviness in their legs that makes it difficult to walk. Primary physicians often have little to offer such patients beyond compression stockings, but a multicenter clinical trial led by Washington

February 15th, 2019|Categories: Around The State, Clinical Trials|Tags: |

SLU Researcher Opens Next Chapter on Blood-Clotting Mysteries

Grant to SLU from American Heart Association Builds on Breakthrough Research August 31, 2015 Saint Louis University Carrie Bebermeyer ST. LOUIS — Last summer, SLU scientists made a breakthrough discovery about the way in which blood clots. Through X-ray crystallography, they solved the molecular structure of prothrombin, an important blood-clotting protein, revealing an unexpected, flexible role for a