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Deep Vein Thrombosis

This book provides a comprehensive review of deep vein thrombosis. There are chapters on risk factors for DVT, post thrombotic syndrome and its management, vena cava malformation as a new etiological factor and thrombosis in the upper limbs. DVT is usually seen in patients undergoing major surgeries. The guidelines for thrombo-prophylaxis in orthopaedic patients, radical pelvic surgeries, laparoscopic operations and risks versus benefits in regions with a low prevalence of DVT are thoroughly addressed. Cancer and its treatment are recognized risk factors for VTE and extended prophylaxis in ambulatory cancer patients is reviewed. The role of imaging and endovascular therapies in acute DVT, hypercoagulabilty in liver diseases and the challenges in developing countries are discussed.

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Deep Vein ThrombosisEdited by Gregory Cheng

Published: March 7th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1171

ISBN: 978-953-51-0225-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6871-3

Copyright year: 2012

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2 Crossref Citations

1 Web of Science Citations

4 Dimensions Citations


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1. Risk Factors of Deep Vein Thrombosis

By Mustafa Sirlak, Mustafa Bahadir Inan, Demir Cetintas and Evren Ozcinar


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2. Venous Stasis and Deep Vein Thrombosis Prevention in Laparoscopic Surgery

By Mindaugas Kiudelis, Dalia Adukauskienė and Rolandas Gerbutavičius


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3. Vena Cava Malformations as an Emerging Etiologic Factor for Deep Vein Thrombosis in Young Patients

By Massimiliano Bianchi, Lorenzo Faggioni, Virna Zampa, Gina D'Errico, Paolo Marraccini and Carlo Bartolozzi


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4. Endovascular Therapies in Acute DVT

By Jeff Tam and Jim Koukounaras


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5. Radiological Imaging and Intervention in Venous Thrombosis

By Andrew Christie, Giles Roditi, Ananthakrishnan Ganapathy and Chris Cadman


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6. Emerging Issues in Deep Vein Thrombosis; (DVT) in Liver Disease and in Developing Countries

By Farjah H. AlGahtani and Abdel Galil Abdel Gader


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7. Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Cancer Patients

By Hikmat Abdel-Razeq


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8. Deep Vein Thrombosis of the Arms

By Peter Marschang


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9. The Post Thrombotic Syndrome

By Paolo Prandoni and Susan R Kahn


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10. Venous Thromboembolism in Orthopaedic Surgery

By Justin R. Knight and Michael H. Huo


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11. Deep Venous Thrombosis After Radical Pelvic Surgery

By Bedeir Ali-El-Dein


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