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2014-03-20 00:21:35

Insufficient medical care of blood clots in the extremities is prevalent, but Dr. Malekmehr of the California Institute for Deep Venous Thrombosis takes an active approach LOS ANGELES, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A blood clot in the lower part of the body, or deep vein thrombosis, is a well-known but often misunderstood syndrome despite its potentially grave consequences. Fortunately, widely respected board certified cardiovascular surgeon Dr. Farshad Malekmehr of the California...

2014-03-06 23:03:10

SIGVARIS cares about DVT prevention and is proud to support initiatives to increase public knowledge about Deep Vein Thrombosis during DVT Awareness Month. Peachtree City, GA (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 A Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) occurs in approximately 2 million Americans each year. The result can be serious illness, disability, and in some cases, death. The good news is that DVT is preventable and treatable, if discovered early. Because 74 percent of adults have little to no awareness of...

2014-03-04 12:26:14

Serious Complication of Post-thrombotic Syndrome (PTS) Often Causes Lengthy Disability; Interventional Radiologists Offer Solutions Through Minimally Invasive, Image-guided Medicine FAIRFAX, Va., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) often brings with it the risk of post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS), an under-recognized but serious complication that often causes long-term disability for patients. During March's DVT Awareness Month, the Society of...

2013-03-21 08:30:38

National Patient Spokesperson Melanie Bloom Commemorates Significant Achievements to Raise Awareness of DVT and Potentially Fatal Complication, Pulmonary Embolism NEW YORK, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition to Prevent Deep-Vein Thrombosis (DVT) marks the 10-year anniversary of its formation this year, celebrating numerous milestones that have helped to raise national awareness of DVT and its potentially fatal combination, pulmonary embolism (PE). (Logo:...

2013-03-13 00:20:36

The CHEST Foundation, Through its OneBreath Campaign Unveils kNOw DVT as Part of March DVT Awareness Month NORTHBROOK, Ill., March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 900,000 Americans each year have a deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism episode which can result in damage to their lungs or other organs and can be fatal. The CHEST Foundation, as part of its OneBreath Initiative, announced the launch of kNOw DVT, a month-long awareness effort that features a series of...

2012-03-26 18:48:13

Minimally invasive treatments restore blood flow and improve quality of life for those with PTS, say researchers during March's National Deep Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month Interventional radiology treatments re-establish blood flow in people with chronic deep vein thrombosis (DVT), reducing disabling symptoms and improving the quality of life for those afflicted with post-thrombotic syndrome–an under-recognized but frequent long-term complication of DVT. Researchers presented these...

2012-03-26 06:30:21

WILMINGTON, Del., March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Findings from research led by Christiana Care Health System's Mark J. Garcia, M.D., FSIR show that a treatment strategy that focuses on the removal of a patient's chronic clots in the legs, known as deep vein thrombosis, is superior to traditional treatment methods. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090407/DC95299LOGO) These novel findings demonstrate that people treated for chronic deep vein thrombosis can...

2012-03-26 02:26:21

Minimally Invasive Treatments Restore Blood Flow and Improve Quality of Life For Those With PTS, Say Researchers During March's National Deep Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Interventional radiology treatments re-establish blood flow in people with chronic deep vein thrombosis (DVT), reducing disabling symptoms and improving the quality of life for those afflicted with post-thrombotic syndrome--an under-recognized but frequent...