Now I am left with postphlebitic
symptoms - I have 30% lung capacity and I have a heart defect.
The specialist performs a variety of procedures, ranging from standard treatments like anticoagulation and thrombolysis for DVT treatment, to highly effective treatments that can be life-saving for those at high risk for pulmonary embolism and postphlebitic syndrome.
Malekmehr is able to preserve the valves in the veins, thus decreasing the chance of complications like postphlebitic syndrome or pulmonary embolism.
Vein transplants and grafts in the surgical treatment of the postphlebitic
Systemic enzyme therapy of lower limb postphlebitic
The clinical complications from VTE--which is manifested as either deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism (PE)--include death from PE, postphlebitic
syndrome, and recurrent VTE.
Nine women overall had a recurrence of postphlebitic
ulcers, one of whom first presented with the skin problem.
6 Clearly, the perceived likelihood of pulmonary embolism and postphlebitic
complications has a direct bearing on whether to admit a patient for intravenous anticoagulation therapy or whether to attempt to manage upper-extremity DVT with low molecular weight heparin and rapid coumadinization on an outpatient basis.
Farshad Malekmehr leads a team that provides critical aid to those with postphlebitic syndrome
This condition can lead to devastating and even life threatening consequences like postphlebitic syndrome.
Patients taking long-term warfarin therapy for deep-vein thrombosis are about nine times more likely to develop postphlebitic
ulcers as are those on long-term low-molecular-weight heparin, Dr.
Malekmehr's proven approach to DVT treatment takes an active approach to preventing the full range of complications, including painful postphlebitic
syndrome and potentially deadly pulmonary embolisms.