Post-thrombotic syndrome: a clinical review.

@article{Baldwin2013PostthromboticSA,
  title={Post-thrombotic syndrome: a clinical review.},
  author={Mathew J. Baldwin and Hayley M Moore and N Rudarakanchana and Manj S Gohel and Alun H Davies},
  journal={Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH},
  year={2013},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={795-805}
}
Up to half of patients with proximal deep vein thrombosis (DVT) will develop post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS) despite optimal anticoagulant therapy. PTS significantly impacts upon quality of life and has major health-economic implications. This narrative review describes the pathophysiology, risk factors, and diagnosis, prevention and treatment of PTS, to improve our understanding of the disease and guide treatment. Relevant articles were identified through systematic searches of the PubMed… CONTINUE READING
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