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Blood Clot

(credit: Kolstad Family)

Isaac Kolstad Recovers From Blood Clot, Prepares For Another Brain Surgery

Former Minnesota State University – Mankato football player, Issac Kolstad, has shown signs of improvement after he was treated for a blood clot last week. Kolsatd has been in a coma since he sustained head injury during an assault in downtown Mankato, Minn. roughly a month ago. Kolstad was treated for a deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a blood clot that can occur when someone is bedridden and blood does not flow properly.

06/12/2014

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Update: Isaac Kolstad Develops Blood Clot, Family Asks For Prayer

The latest update on his CaringBridge site says doctors did discover a blood clot, which could be fatal if it embedded in his heart or lungs.

06/03/2014

Grace Albers

Girl, 9, Who Had Stroke Making Odds-Defying Recovery

After a 9-year-old Roseville girl suffered a severe stroke last February, doctors said her chances of survival were slim. Now, even though Grace Alpers has one more surgery left, she has already defied the experts’ odds.

06/28/2011

amputation, St. Cloud Hospital, IV theft

Patient Claims Hospital Infection Led To Her Amputation

Two months ago, 23 patients at the St. Cloud Hospital were informed by letter that their bacterial infection was caused by a nurse stealing IV drugs. Now, one of those patients is angrily speaking out about her care and the alleged negative results.

05/11/2011