WORLD’S FIRST DVT CLOT REMOVING PROCEDURE IN LONDON – YouTube

It seems like a simple device – a little basket shaped wire that can be put into a vein to remove a blood clot. But it is in fact a pioneering piece of equipment that could save thousands of lives.

It’s been used for the first time – on Jackie Field, from Eltham south east London, and cured her of deep vein thrombosis. ITV’s Rags Martel explains how it works.