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Illustration of the WATCHMAN Device

Next-Generation Devices Offer an Alternative to Blood Thinners for AFib

There is an alternative to blood thinners such as warfarin (commonly known by the brand name Coumadin): an implanted device that prevents blood clots from forming in the hearts of AFib patients.

William Moulton and Anjan Gupta, MD

How One Doctor Saved a Patient's Life – Twice

William Moulton of Ravenna received his first cardiac intervention at UH Portage, then returned five years later needing a thrombectomy.

medical leeches

How Leeches Can Save Lives And Limbs for Some Patients

Most people cringe at the mere mention of the word leeches. Even more would be alarmed at the thought of having them attached to their skin as part of their medical plan of care.

Jennetta Hawk

How Sharing System Resources Helped Save a Patient‘s Life

A pulmonary embolism patient was saved at UH St. John using medical equipment retrieved from UH Parma.

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