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    Thrombosis Essay

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    DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS (DVT) COURTNEY BENHAM PHLEBOTOMY AND HEMATOLOGY SEPTEMBER 1,2015 Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is a condition that will happen when a thrombosis (blood clot) forms in the deep veins in the muscles of your body. Most commonly DVT is found in the legs, but can occur anywhere in the body. DVT can restrict blood flow through the vein, causing pain and swelling. Signs and symptoms of DVT include; swelling in your foot, ankle or leg, cramping in the affected leg felt mostly in the calf, pain in your foot or ankle, area where it is affecting the skin may feel warmer to the touch, or turning pale, blue or red color. However, DVT may occur without any signs or symptoms. (WEB MD) In the United States alone 600,000 new cases are diagnosed…

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    Deep Vein Thrombosis Essay

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    Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a condition where a blood clot forms in a deep vein, usually in the legs. The deep veins pass through the deep tissues of the legs. These veins transport blood from the legs and feet back to the heart. The superficial veins are located beneath the surface of the skin, and the deep veins run between muscles of the legs. Contractions of these muscles helps to squeeze the blood towards the heart when we move our legs. Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism are…

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    This paper is scribed to present the compare and contrast between chronic venous insufficiency and deep venous thromboses. It will also present pathophysiology and treatment of the two mentioned diseases. The symptoms to the diseases may be identical although the anatomy is truly different.There is no exact amount of the people that are affected by chronic venous insufficiency and deep vein thrombosis although the estimated range is from 300,000 to over 600,000 each year in the United States.…

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    patient is finally seen by the physician. Temperature 96.8˚F, Heart Rate 129 beats per minute, Blood Pressure 102/60, Respiratory Rate 23, SPO2 100% on room air. Upon examination of his left leg, it is undeniably blue in color with significant swelling as compared to the right. Superficial veins are noticeably distended and the leg is cool to the touch. A Duplex Ultrasonography Examination is performed and a large deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is noted, involving the Common Femoral Vein all the…

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    Essay On Thrombosis

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    Thrombosis is the development of a blood clot within a blood vessel. The blood clots will usually be located in the lower extremities of the body, such as the legs. There are two types of this disease: venous thrombosis and arterial thrombosis. The two types of venous thrombosis, include deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE). Deep vein thrombosis is characterized as blood clots in the large veins in the body. This may arise from prolonged bed rest, long periods of immobility,…

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    Although cancer has been the most common etiolgoy in the past, complications in the use of intravascular catheters, pacemakers and defibrillators are becoming a more common cause of SVCS. Recent research has suggested that use of such structures have been linked to blood clots in the SVC (Chee et al. 2007). Disruption of the Endothelium of the SVC through trauma from the lead in such structures is thought to be a cause of blood clot formation in the vein as the mechanical stress can trigger…

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    Venous thromboembolism, encompassing deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, has been increased in cancer patients, adversely affecting their prognosis. Low-molecular-weight heparins are recommended as efficacious and safe anticoagulation treatment in cancer patients. However, in clinical practice, oncologists prefer oral anticoagulation, especially if long-term or extended treatment is necessary. The novel oral anticoagulants have recently emerged as an alternative to the standard therapy…

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    Deep Vein Thrombosis

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    Deep vein thrombosis condition is one of the world renown vein incompetence that will lead to a fatal condition if mistreatment or underdiagnosed. Generally, DVT is part of the venous thromboembolism that can lead to a fatal condition which can cause sudden death. Currently, the awareness of this condition had been raised purposely on the early diagnosis of this condition. A lot of studies on this topic had been done previously by researchers in their effort to contribute to this condition to be…

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    Acute Stroke Case Summary

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    Introduction: about 9% of acute ischemic strokes are complicated with myocardial infarction, and about 2-6% of acute anterior wall myocardial infarctions are complicated with stroke. They occur at the same time or with a difference of several days. Case report: The patient is 47 years old female who had diagnosed lumbar disc disease and constant numbness in her left leg. The disease started with a permanent feeling of weakness in her left leg and transitory numbness in her left arm; at the same…

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    Essay On Aneurysm

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    smoking, hypertension, hyperlipidemia and diabetes, are also risk factors for true aneurysms. However, most dorsalis pedis aneurysms are pseudoaneurysms and occur after trauma which may be unremembered, remote, minor or repetitive. Treatment options include close observation of small lesions, vascular repair with ligation or vascular repair with resection and repair of the artery with the goal of maintaining blood flow from that vessel to the foot. Before ligation, the alternative blood supply…

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