Over 10,000 Canadian Women Per Year Can Stop Taking Blood Thinners for Unexplained Clots (image) Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Share Print E-Mail Caption A research group led by Dr. Marc Rodger, senior scientist and thrombosis specialist at The Ottawa Hospital and professor at the University of Ottawa, has developed and validated a rule that could let half of women with unexplained vein blood clots stop taking blood thinners for life. These findings were published in The BMJ. Credit The Ottawa Hospital Usage Restrictions Only use this image in publications related to this study Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.