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A Better Way to Treat Blood Clots

A blood clot in the lungs is called a pulmonary embolism. This potentially dangerous condition can cause shortness of breath and damage to the heart. Cardiologists at Lexington Medical Center are using an innovative treatment called EKOS to treat the condition. The patients have included a Lexington County mother in her mid-thirties who never imagined she’d have a blood clot. Meet her and learn about the procedure in this WIS-TV Health U report.