Out of these 77 were diagnosed as deep venous thrombosis
and 19 as pulmonary embolism.
The etiology of acute mesenteric ischemia can be divided into four categories: arterial embolization, arterial thrombosis, mesenteric venous thrombosis
, and non-occlusive, low-flow state.
Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) for the diagnosis of suspected lower extremity deep venous thrombosis
(DVT) is a well-established practice in the medical literature.
Venous thromboembolism (VTE), including deep venous thrombosis
(DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE), is a frequent and important health problem in the world, as well as in Croatia, with estimated incidence between 1 and 2 per 1000 individuals per year (1-8).
For example, heterozygous carriers of the F2G20210A mutation have 30% higher plasma prothrombin levels than normal and an increased risk of venous thrombosis
A study from India put the incidence of venous thrombosis
18,20) MR venography can demonstrate absence of flow in occluded sinus and vessels, and contrast-enhanced MR venography can further differentiate venous thrombosis
from normal anatomic variants such as a hypoplastic sinus.
This is important in protecting against arterial thrombosis, but far less so for venous thrombosis
KEY WORDS: Risk factors, Protective factors, Deep venous thrombosis
Batool et al found deep venous thrombosis
(DVT) as the cause of painful swollen leg in 46% of the patients5.
Deep venous thrombosis
(DVT), characterized by a blood clot which forms in deep veins (leg or pelvis) in the body, is a major medical problem worldwide.
Hughes-Stovin syndrome (HSS) is an extremely rare condition, characterized by multiple pulmonary artery aneurysms and peripheral venous thrombosis
, which was first described in 1959 by John Patterson Hughes and Peter George Ingle Stovin.
Deep venous thrombosis
annually affects 1 of 1000 individuals (1), causing severe morbidity and potentially lethal pulmonary embolism (1).
An autopsy found the 49-year-old Longshore suffered a pulmonary embolus, a blood clot in the lungs due to a deep venous thrombosis
in his leg.
A study involving almost 17, 000 women aged over 50, found that those taking hormone replacement therapy for five years were at double the risk of getting a venous thrombosis