Risk of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) in bedridden or wheelchair-bound multiple sclerosis patients: a prospective study.

@article{Arpaia2010RiskOD,
  title={Risk of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) in bedridden or wheelchair-bound multiple sclerosis patients: a prospective study.},
  author={Guido Arpaia and Pietro Maria Bavera and Domenica Caputo and Laura Mendozzi and Rosella Cavarretta and Giovanni Battista Agus and Massimo Milani and Edmondo Ippolito and Claudio Cimminiello},
  journal={Thrombosis research},
  year={2010},
  volume={125 4},
  pages={315-7}
}
BACKGROUND Multiple sclerosis (MS) often causes progressive loss of mobility, leading to limb paralysis. Venous and lymphatic stasis is a risk condition for venous thromboembolism (VTE). There is, however, no data on the frequency of VTE complicating the progression of MS. The aim of this study was to assess the frequency of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in patients with late-stage MS attending a neurology center for rehabilitation. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 132 patients with MS were… CONTINUE READING
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