Thrombophlebitis Other Information Blood Clots
Thrombophlebitis is phlebitis (vein inflammation) related to a blood clot or thrombus. When it occurs repeatedly in different locations, it is known as "Thrombophlebitis migrans". Causes, incidence, and risk factors Thrombophlebitis is related to a blood clot (thrombus) in the vein. Risk factors include prolonged sitting and disorders related to blood clotting. Specific disorders associated with thrombophlebitis include superficial thrombophlebitis (affects veins near the skin surface) ...
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... Thrombo means "clot." Phlebitis is inflammation of a vein. Thrombophlebitis (throm-bo-fluh-BI-tis) occurs when a blood clot causes inflammation in one or more of your veins, typically in your legs. On...
Low Dose Warfarin Prevents Recurrence of Blood Clots NHLBI Stops Study
... A study of long-term, low-dose warfarin to prevent the recurrence of the blood clotting disorders deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism resulted in such a high degree of benefit to the pat...
Source: National Institutes of Health
Deep Vein Thrombosis
... A deep vein thrombosis (throm-BO-sis) is a blood clot that forms in a vein deep in the body. Most deep vein clots occur in the leg or hip veins. They also can occur in other parts of the body. Blood c...
Source: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
FDA Approves Lab Tests for Genetic Clotting Risk
... The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved the first DNA-based laboratory tests for an inherited disorder. The new tests, for blood clotting abnormalities, represent a significant advance i...
Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration
- Ability of Different D-Dimer Tests To Exclude Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism (American College of Physicians)
- American Heart Association