Bill Sardi explains a new test for blood clots called Dark Field Microscopy.
Patricia at 58 years of age is in relatively good health but began to experience intermittent pain on the left side of her chest, near her shoulder. The pain was dull and stabbing and would last for up to a minute or more. She was worried. So she was off to a trip to the hospital emergency room.
Doctors there became concerned because of her age and symptoms. Patricia was kept in the emergency room for 20 hours for extensive monitoring. Chest x-rays were negative for pneumonia or pleurisy. An electrocardiogram was normal. Blood samples were drawn every hour or two to check for elevated enzyme levels that would indicate a heart attack had taken place. A cardiologist was summoned and an echo cardiogram performed. Everything was normal, including a treadmill test.................