The number of positive DVTs
for 2009-2013 as a percentage of the admissions was 0.17%, compared to 0.16% for 2014, which was not statistically significant (p = 0.930).The number of positive CUS results as a percentage of the total number of CUS request forms for 2009-2013 was found to be 20.2% (n = 133/657).
While no DVTs
or PEs were identified in either group, 29 patients (17%) experienced a complication.
But any procedure that requires prolonged bed rest also puts you at risk for a serious condition called deep vein thrombosis (DVT
The lower left side predominance of the DVTs
suggests that women who develop DVT
while on oral contraceptives might benefit from early endovascular stenting to relieve compression of the left common iliac vein, according to Dr.
The deep venous thrombosis (DVT
) rate falls from 35% without prophylaxis to 12% when surgical oncology patients are given heparin, according to Dr.
Dutch scientists believe deep vein thrombosis (DVT
) - dubbed economy class syndrome - may also be related to the low pressure and low oxygen environments of aeroplanes flying at altitude.
Experts can't agree on whether or not DVT
affects only those on long-haul flights.
However, they still argue that DVTs
are largely the result of a pre-existing condition.
Pulmonary emboli were found in 91 of the 541 patients (17%), and DVTs
were detected in 45 of the 541 (8%).
Nine factors were significantly related to the postoperative development of DVTs
in our study.
The American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) says that LMWH prophylaxis reduces the risk of asymptomatic DVTs
and is standard of care in Europe.
A SIMPLE swab test could help save the lives of airline passengers at risk of DVT