Clarke and colleagues, in their prospective study of 1,054 consecutive hip arthroscopies, had no reports of deep venous thrombosis
or pulmonary embolism.
Diagnosis of acute deep venous thrombosis
of the lower extremities: Prospective evaluation of color Doppler flow imaging versus venography.
A woman with extensive deep venous thrombosis
after a vehicle accident had a nitinol Recovery Filter inserted prophylactically.
to reduce the risk of recurrence of deep venous thrombosis
and pulmonary embolism in patients who have been previously treated
Effect of post thrombotic syndrome on health-related quality of life after deep venous thrombosis
Low molecular weight heparins (LMWH) have been shown to be effective and safe for the treatment of deep venous thrombosis
and pulmonary embolism.
However, the use of serum for D-dimer determinations needs to be evaluated and validated in a clinical study setting before such results can be used for the exclusion of deep venous thrombosis
or pulmonary embolism.
Deep venous thrombosis
(DVT) is an illness of clinical interest, due to the associated morbidity and mortality consequences.
The first test was a seven-variable model, which assigned scores for patients' clinical signs of deep venous thrombosis
(DVT); alternative, less likely diagnoses; elevated heart rate; previous PE or DVT; major surgery or immobilization within the preceding 4 weeks; active malignant neoplasm; and hemoptysis.
Systemic examination showed bilateral basal crackles at the posterior lung fields, normal heart sounds, and mildly swollen left knee without any clinical signs of deep venous thrombosis
D-dimer strategy in thrombosis exclusion: a gold standard study in 100 patients suspected of deep venous thrombosis
or pulmonary embolism: 8 DD methods compared.
Shin noted, "This new innovative approach to treating acute deep venous thrombosis
will provide effective and immediate improvement in our patients' symptoms and help prevent the long term debilitating complications resulting from deep venous thrombosis
known as 'post-phlebitic syndrome.
There are however, reports regarding the increased risk of deep venous thrombosis
due to the presence of lupus anticoagulant or ACA, and a recent meta-analysis showed that the risk for anti phospholipid associated thrombosis demonstrated a higher risk in patients with the lupus anticoagulant and aCL than in other patients (8).
Past medical history was positive for remote deep venous thrombosis
, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia; negative for coronary artery disease, diabetes mellitus, or smoking.
Pulmonary embolism and deep venous thrombosis
during pregnancy or oral contraceptive use: prevalence of factor V Leiden.