A new and innovative vascular surgical technique is now available at by our surgeons at Medical City Denton. The technology uses a new high-powered catheter to vacuum blood clots from the lungs, often enabling a quicker recovery.

Tibrisha Crawford, a TWU vocal performance graduate student and a patient at Medical City Denton, went to the emergency room after experiencing difficulty breathing and pressure in her chest several weeks after breaking her leg in a fall. After a chest X-ray, it was revealed that she had a pulmonary embolism, or blood clots, in both lungs.

Watch more to learn about the technology that got Tribrisha back to singing.