Chris Staniforth
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Gamer's death blamed on DVT

A man whose son died after playing video games for long periods is campaigning for greater awareness of the risk posed by their excessive use.

Chris Staniforth, 20, who would play his console for up to 12 hours, died in May from deep vein thrombosis (DVT).

His father David believes the condition may have been triggered by long gaming sessions.

Shamir Masri reports.

  • 30 Jul 2011
  • From the section Health