Deep Venous Thrombosis
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.
Successful DVT prophylaxis with pharmacologic agents and adjunctive treatment modalities depends on both consistency and accuracy.
However, "high-dose" formulations increase the risk of DVT and other cardiovascular complications.
Statin therapy after an initial stroke reduces the likelihood of a second stroke and death, a study suggests
Oral rivaroxaban is more effective than subcutaneous enoxaparin for reducing risk of symptomatic deep venous thrombosis (DVT) after total knee arthroplasty.