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How to avoid sudden death and good effect by exercise.

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Exercise has been recommended by many governments to have physically and mentally good healthy condition but exercise causes sudden death sometimes (the paradox of exercise). To avoid sudden death, individual assessment of thrombotic status has to be done with suitable test. Global Thrombosis Test, GTT, using non-anticoagulated blood was suggested to be a suitable test.


Individual measurement of thrombotic status by GTT may prevent sudden death.

Junichiro Yamamoto

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This page is a summary of: Effects of exercise on thrombosis and hemostasis, Japanese Journal of Thrombosis and Hemostasis, January 2008, Japanese Society on Thrombosis and Hemostasis,
DOI: 10.2491/jjsth.19.48.
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