Healthy Living: Restoring Blood Flow

Pulmonary embolism is a potentially deadly blockage of blood vessels in the lungs.

It strikes as many as 600,000 Americans each year.

Many had no symptoms.

Today in Healthy Living, learn about the new minimally-invasive treatment option that restores blood flow quickly.

Dr. Bhatheja says for some high-risk patients, the Flowtriever procedure could be a better option than open cardiac surgery.

Patients can feel almost instant relief of the pressure on the heart and lungs.

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