deep vein thrombosis


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deep vein thrombosis

n. Abbr. DVT
A condition in which one or more thrombi form in a deep vein, especially in the leg or pelvis, resulting in an increased risk of a pulmonary embolus. Also called deep venous thrombosis.
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This study involved patients of both genders aged between 15-45 years who presented with one or more episodes of deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism.
USPRwire, Tue Oct 31 2017] Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) - Pipeline Review, H2 2015 Summary Global Markets Direct s, Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) - Pipeline Review, H2 2015, provides an overview of the Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)s therapeutic pipeline.
ACR appropriateness criteria [R]: Suspected lower-extremity deep vein thrombosis.
A SCAFFOLDER died from deep vein thrombosis a month after fracturing his leg on a London building site, an inquest heard.
Healthcare company Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH) revealed on Friday the completion of the acquisition of Medtronic's Patient Care, Deep Vein Thrombosis and Nutritional Insufficiency business for a purchase price of USD6.
Long periods spent sitting--behind a desk, in a car, on a long flight, or on a couch--increase the risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a blood clot that forms mainly in a deep vein in the leg, which can lead to a pulmonary embolism, a condition that is often fatal.
Conclusion: Deep vein thrombosis is the commonest cause of painful swollen leg in our population.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) - Pipeline Review, H2 2015', provides an overview of the Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)'s therapeutic pipeline.
A new study, published online in the European Respiratory Journal, looked at whether people with moderate or severe asthma had an increased risk of developing deep vein thrombosis, or pulmonary embolism.
Deep vein thrombosis on the other hand, as the name would rightly suggest, involves a vein that lies deep inside the leg.
There are major areas of controversy in the management of established deep vein thrombosis involving the lower limbs.