Deep Venous Thrombosis

Varicose veins associated with increased risk of deep venous thrombosis

Varicose veins associated with increased risk of deep venous thrombosis

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There is a significant association between varicose veins and an increased risk for deep venous thrombosis and possible associations with pulmonary embolism and peripheral artery disease, though results are still unclear.

Combating patient noncompliance with DVT prophylaxis

Combating patient noncompliance with DVT prophylaxis

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Successful DVT prophylaxis with pharmacologic agents and adjunctive treatment modalities depends on both consistency and accuracy.

Obesity does not hamper Pill effectiveness

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However, "high-dose" formulations increase the risk of DVT and other cardiovascular complications.

Postdischarge statin therapy tied to fewer recurrent strokes

Statin therapy after an initial stroke reduces the likelihood of a second stroke and death, a study suggests

Less post-arthroplasty DVT with rivaroxaban than enoxaparin

Oral rivaroxaban is more effective than subcutaneous enoxaparin for reducing risk of symptomatic deep venous thrombosis (DVT) after total knee arthroplasty.

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