deep-vein thrombosis


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deep-vein thrombosis

a blood clot in one of the major veins, usually in the legs or pelvis; can be caused by prolonged sitting in the same position, as on long-haul air flights.
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In another study, researchers in the Netherlands identified 2,904 people who had already experienced deep-vein thrombosis.
He further noted that it "demonstrated the lowest rate of deep-vein thrombosis ever recorded for hip fracture and hip or knee replacement clinical trials.
In his study, 479 patients with deep-vein thrombosis were randomly assigned to take warfarin or low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH).
In February 2003, more than 60 organizations assembled at the Public Health Leadership Conference on Deep-Vein Thrombosis in Washington, D.
Prophylaxis is thus required to prevent deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE).
WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- With unanimous consent, Senate co-sponsors Arlen Specter (R-PA) and Byron Dorgan (D-ND) yesterday moved to raise public awareness of deep-vein thrombosis (DVT)-a condition that affects up to two million Americans annually, according to the American Heart Association.
Patients have an increased risk of blood clots that can result in stroke, myocardial infarction, deep-vein thrombosis, recurrent fetal loss, and post-operative complications following cardiovascular surgery.
and Canada in 1993, and is indicated for the prevention and treatment of deep-vein thrombosis, unstable angina and non-Q wave myocardial infarction.
Patients have an increased risk of stroke, myocardial infarction, deep-vein thrombosis, recurrent fetal loss, and post-operative complications following cardiovascular surgery.