DVT therapy that endures and improves your quality of life.
advanced signs and symptoms of venous hypertension. This patients had a an epidsode of DVT many years earlier.Without inquiry or tesing, a surgical vein stripping procedure was performed in 2001 for varicose veins. Her right leg became very swolen and painful. Ulcers developed and this woman's life changed dramatically. In 2008, she was referred to Dr Thorpe for venous reconstruction.
Four months after thrombolysis and stents in the right iliofemoral veins, the patient is seen in clinic. Her sweling has decreased and the ulcer is healed. The distribution of hyperpigmentation is unchange but it is lighter. Her pain is minimal and she has resumed normal activities. She continues to take warfarin and to wear a compression stocking.
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