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Latest Traveller's thrombosis Stories

2012-02-07 14:37:49

New evidence-based guidelines from the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) address the many risk factors for developing a deep vein thrombosis (DVT), or blood clot, as the result of long-distance travel.

2011-08-17 23:59:15

Patients with clinically diagnosed superficial vein thrombosis (SVT), a blood clot in the veins just beneath the skin that commonly resolves on its own without treatment, are four to six times more likely to develop venous thromboembolism (VTE), a dangerous, often life-threatening condition.

2011-03-28 17:18:29

Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT: it's more than just a one-time complication from taking a long plane ride.

2011-03-09 07:50:00

NEW YORK, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the eighth annual DVT (deep-vein thrombosis) Awareness Month, the Coalition to Prevent DVT is focusing on the importance of DVT and its risk factors among patients with co-morbid conditions - including but not limited to cancer, heart or respiratory and obesity patients.

2010-11-10 09:49:00

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- SIGVARIS, the global leader in medical compression therapy, has teamed up with the North American Thrombosis Forum and Boston Red Sox Manager and blood clot survivor, Terry Francona, to raise awareness about the dangers of blood clots.

2010-10-27 07:38:00

LAKEWOOD, Colo., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As many as 600,000 people are affected by deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) every year, and more than half of those are never diagnosed.

2010-03-09 14:21:15

Three critical recommendations from a national workshop have been released to address deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE), a growing public health problem estimated to affect nearly 1 million Americans each year.


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