Learning that you have a blood clot in your deep veins
may sound like an imminent medical emergency.
thrombosis (DVT) is a condition in which blood clots form in one of the large, deep veins
, usually in the legs.
thrombosis--a blood clot in the deep veins
of the legs or pelvis--is a condition you need to be alert for, because a clot (thrombus) that forms in the deep veins
can break off and travel to the lungs, which is called a pulmonary embolism.
People who have had deep vein
thrombosis (a blood clot in the deep veins
of the legs), are usually prescribed anticoagulant drugs such as warfarin (Coumadin) or dabigatran (Pradaxa.
Venous blood clots include deep vein
thromboses (DVT) in the deep veins
of the leg and other areas of the body, and pulmonary embolism, a life-threatening condition in which a clot breaks free and becomes lodged in a vein of the lungs.
If the valves in the deep veins
don't close adequately, the blood flows back into superficial veins near the skin.
DVT is a blockage of the deep veins
usually in the leg, especially the calf.
Venous thromboembolism (VTE), which includes blood clots in one of the deep veins
in the body, poses a serious risk.
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): The American Heart Association is urging doctors to consider therapies in addition to blood thinners to treat certain patients with potentially dangerous blood clots that form in the deep veins
and travel to the lungs.
If proximal junctional valves become incompetent, high pressure passes from the deep veins
into the superficial veins and the condition rapidly progresses to become irreversible.
The consensus is that a full thorough examination of the deep veins
thrombosis (DVT) is a condition in which a blood clot forms in one of the deep veins
, usually in the leg.