Deep-vein thrombosis.

@article{Lensing1999DeepveinT,
  title={Deep-vein thrombosis.},
  author={Anthonie W. A. Lensing and Paolo Prandoni and Martin H. Prins and Harry Roger B{\"u}ller},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={1999},
  volume={353 9151},
  pages={479-85}
}
Deep-vein thrombosis is an important complication of several inherited and acquired disorders, but may also occur spontaneously. Prevention of recurrent venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism is the main reason for accurate diagnosis and adequate treatment. This seminar discusses only symptomatic deep-vein thrombosis. The diagnosis can be confirmed by objective tests in only about 30% of patients with symptoms. Venous thromboembolic complications happen in less than 1% of untreated patients… CONTINUE READING

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