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Healthy Living: Dissolving Blood Clots

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Every year, 2 million people develop deep vein thrombosis, a large blood clot in the leg that can be deadly.

In the past, blood thinners were the only option, but the medication doesn't help dissolve the clot itself.  

Now, a new device is changing that and helping prevent complications.

Devices like the Trellis Device are now being researched in a national study that's currently enrolling patients to determine the best treatment for blood clots.

Michelle Dunaway has the details in today's Healthy Living.