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09-16-2008, 12:26 AM
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Originally Posted by Predanerd View Post
Didn't they say the same thing about Vokoun? That he may never play again? I mean, I'm not about to get into a medical discussion with our forum Doctor, but just an observation.
The difference is that for Vokoun it was the first time his "clot(s)" were diagnosed. For Ortmeyer, this is a reoccurance as he was diagnosed about two years ago with clots in his lung while he was with New York.

Therefore, there is a higher probability that Jed will have to remain on blood thinners for the rest of his life. Which would effectively remove any possibility of him playing contact sports again.

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