Published on Oct 23, 2013 and last reviewed on Apr 10, 2019 - 1 min read
What Is Deep Vein Thrombosis?
This is a condition in which blood clots in the deep veins of the legs and causes leg swelling, pain, and redness. This clot can also break off and travel up the veins and lodge in the lungs causing a pulmonary embolism.
What Are the Symptoms of DVT?
How Is This Diagnosed?
How Is DVT Treated?
Can DVT be Treated Without Thrombolysis and Through Medicines?
Yes, blood thinning medicine like Heparin can be given intravenously to help recanalize the occluded veins, this can be done in patients who are poor candidates for thrombolysis.
How Can DVT be Prevented?
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