Items Tagged ‘DVT’

Athletes: At Risk for Deep Vein Thrombosis

July 18, 2019

Athletes: At Risk for Deep Vein Thrombosis

By uclahealth uclahealth

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 (called […]

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Tags: blood clot, deep vein thrombosis, Dr. John Moriarty, DVT, IVC Filter Clinic, pulmonary embolism, UCLA Interventional Radiology


March 31, 2019

A Vascular Story

By pat2016 pat2016

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 and monitored its movement over the next two […]

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Tags: deep vein thrombosis, Doctors Day, Dr. Steven Farley, DVT, patient stories, UCLA Venous Center, vascular surgery


Are You at Risk for Travel-Related Blood Clots?

January 11, 2019

Are You at Risk for Travel-Related Blood Clots?

By uclahealth uclahealth

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 DVT You may be at an increased […]

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Tags: blood clots, deep vein thrombosis, DVT, swelling, travel-related blood clots, UCLA Gonda Venous Center