BOOKS NAME: Deep Vein Thrombosis
Books SERIES: Hematology,
This book provides a comprehensive review of deep vein thrombosis. There are chapters on risk factors for DVT, post thrombotic syndrome and its management, vena cava malformation as a new etiological factor and thrombosis in the upper limbs. DVT is usually seen in patients undergoing major surgeries.
The guidelines for thrombo-prophylaxis in orthopaedic patients, radical pelvic surgeries, laparoscopic operations and risks versus benefits in regions with a low prevalence of DVT are thoroughly addressed. Cancer and its treatment are recognized risk factors for VTE and extended prophylaxis in ambulatory cancer patients is reviewed. The role of imaging and endovascular therapies in acute DVT, hypercoagulabilty in liver diseases and the challenges in developing countries are discussed.
1 Risk Factors of Deep Vein Thrombosis
2 Venous Stasis and Deep Vein Thrombosis Prevention in Laparoscopic Surgery
3 Vena Cava Malformations as an Emerging Etiologic Factor for Deep Vein Thrombosis in Young Patients
4 Endovascular Therapies in Acute DVT
5 Radiological Imaging and Intervention in Venous Thrombosis
6 Emerging Issues in Deep Vein Thrombosis; (DVT) in Liver Disease and in Developing Countries
7 Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Cancer Patients
8 Deep Vein Thrombosis of the Arms
9 The Post Thrombotic Syndrome
10 Venous Thromboembolism in Orthopaedic Surgery
11 Deep Venous Thrombosis After Radical Pelvic Surgery