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deep vein thrombosis

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a potentially dangerous blood clot that forms deep in the veins of the legs, arms or pelvis. DVTs are very common and respond well to treatment when caught early. Without treatment, part of the clot can break off and travel to the lung, where it may block blood flow [...]

By uclahealth • July 18, 2019
When I smile and say “Ah, yes, Dr. Steven Farley, he saved my life!” people assume it’s a bit of melodrama. But I actually believe he did. Back in late 2016 I watched a large varicose vein swell and become inflamed. Dr. Farley verified a blood clot [...]
By pat2016 • March 31, 2019
Many Americans will travel over the winter months. Some of them are at a higher risk of forming a blood clot in a large vein. Known as deep vein thrombosis (DVT), long periods of sitting, like when traveling, cause this dangerous condition. What you need to know about [...]
By uclahealth • January 11, 2019