Deep Vein Thrombosis
What is Deep Vein Thrombosis?
Deep vein thrombosis is known as vein occlusion. The cause of deep vein thrombosis is the blood clot in the vena cava. These blood clots are mostly found in the lower leg and thigh region. If deep vein thrombosis is diagnosed early, it is treated by ultrasonic methods.
How to Understand the Deep Vein Thrombosis?
- Pain in foot
- Swelling of the feet and legs
- Feeling of itch
- Brown spots in feet
Risk Groups in Deep Vein Thrombosis
- Diabetes patients
- Age over the 50
- To smoke and use alcoholic beverages
- Tenderness in feet and legs
- Frequent travelers
Treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis
Angioplasty is performed from the ankle or through the back of the knee. The blood flow in the coagulated area is rearranged. This method increases the quality of life of the patient.