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Noun1.phlebothrombosis - thrombosis of a vein without prior inflammation of the veinphlebothrombosis - thrombosis of a vein without prior inflammation of the vein; associated with sluggish blood flow (as in prolonged bedrest or pregnancy or surgery) or with rapid coagulation of the blood
surgery - the branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures; "he is professor of surgery at the Harvard Medical School"
maternity, pregnancy, gestation - the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
thrombosis - the formation or presence of a thrombus (a clot of coagulated blood attached at the site of its formation) in a blood vessel
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It covers general concepts in wound healing, physical and chemical injuries, surgical infections, soft tissue and bone injuries, fractures, phlebothrombosis and embolism, complications of fracture healing and treatment, and joint injuries, and specific cranial, spinal, thoracic, pelvic, abdominal, and lower and upper extremity injuries, as well as multiple trauma and first aid.
Organon's Hepalean products are derived from heparin sodium, an agent used in the treatment of thrombophlebitis, phlebothrombosis, and cerebral, coronary, and retinal vessel thrombosis to prevent extension of clots and thromboembolic phenomena.