DVT

July 2020

What are the adverse effects of vein treatment?

2020-10-23T15:44:39+00:00

Adverse effects of vein treatment are uncommon.

Patients generally do very well with vein treatments, all of which have a low risk of complications. Most patients feel the benefits within a couple of weeks of treatment, for others it may take longer. With all treatments, the benefits need to be discussed along with the potential side […]

What are the adverse effects of vein treatment?2020-10-23T15:44:39+00:00

June 2020

Blood Vessel Diseases that can be Diagnosed with Duplex Ultrasound

2020-09-18T18:19:53+00:00

Duplex ultrasound combines Doppler flow information and conventional imaging information, sometimes called B-mode, to allow physicians to see the structure of your blood vessels. Duplex ultrasound uses sound waves to get images of your blood vessels. It also helps determine how fast blood moves through the vessels. It can also be useful to […]

Blood Vessel Diseases that can be Diagnosed with Duplex Ultrasound2020-09-18T18:19:53+00:00

October 2015

WORLD THROMBOSIS DAY

2015-10-23T20:04:28+00:00

WORLD THROMBOSIS DAY

Recognized on 13 October, World Thrombosis Day (WTD) focuses attention on the often overlooked and misunderstood disease of thrombosis. With hundreds of educational events in countries around the world, WTD and its partners place a global spotlight on thrombosis as an urgent and growing health problem.

Thrombosis is the formation of potentially deadly blood […]

WORLD THROMBOSIS DAY2015-10-23T20:04:28+00:00

October 2014

World Thrombosis Day

2014-10-14T16:49:44+00:00

Venous thrombosis is an extremely important condition, that we take very seriously at La Jolla Vein Care. Since we deal with veins, we frequently diagnose this condition  in our office.  This condition always requires attentions, as consequences can be severe and life-threatening in some cases.  The following about World Thrombosis Day, which is a movement […]

World Thrombosis Day2014-10-14T16:49:44+00:00

Inherited Risk of Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT)

2014-10-07T16:16:43+00:00

The Factor V Leiden mutation is one of the most common inherited genetic mutations, causing blood clotting disorders. It is found in 4% to 6% of the U.S. population.

If someone has one copy of this genetic mutation (heterozygous), they are considered a carrier of the mutation.  A carrier has an approximate 3 to 6 fold increased […]

Inherited Risk of Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT)2014-10-07T16:16:43+00:00

July 2014

Should I Wear Compression When I Travel to Prevent a DVT?

2014-07-30T16:30:47+00:00

Should I Wear Compression When I Travel to Prevent a DVT?

travel Using compression stockings during travel can reduce the risk of developing a flight-related deep venous thrombosis (DVT).

Yes. Compression stockings are great to use during air travel and long trips where you will be sitting for […]

Should I Wear Compression When I Travel to Prevent a DVT?2014-07-30T16:30:47+00:00

June 2014

Dr. Bunke Presents at SVM Scientific Sessions

2014-06-18T20:33:58+00:00

NBSVMMEETING Dr Nisha Bunke Paquette presents at the SVM Annual Scientific Meeting in La Jolla, Torrey Pines Hilton June, 2014.

La Jolla Vein Care’s Dr. Nisha Bunke presented a talk about the ‘Management of Non-healing wounds in venous disease’ at the Society for Vascular Medicine’s Annual Scientific […]

Dr. Bunke Presents at SVM Scientific Sessions2014-06-18T20:33:58+00:00

May 2014

I was told I have a Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), what does that mean?

2014-05-29T00:16:01+00:00

I was told I have a Deep Vein Thrombosis-DVT, what does that mean?

A deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot in one of the veins in the deep venous system. There are 2 types of veins in the legs, deep and superficial. Deep veins are deep within the muscle and are responsible for 90% […]

I was told I have a Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), what does that mean?2014-05-29T00:16:01+00:00

November 2013

Dr. Oz discusses DVT (blood clots in the veins)

2013-11-01T15:22:46+00:00

Yesterday, the Emmy award-winning television show, Dr. Oz featured information about blood clots in the veins, specifically, deep venous thrombosis (DVT).  He demonstrated how they can break off and travel to the heart and lungs. But, what was missing from this segment was more information about what causes DVT and how can you prevent them.

What […]

Dr. Oz discusses DVT (blood clots in the veins)2013-11-01T15:22:46+00:00

July 2011

Deep Venous Thrombosis Afflicts Serena Williams, Richard Nixon and more….

2011-07-09T22:32:49+00:00

What do Serena Williams, Richard Nixon, Dan Quayle, Dick Cheney and David Bloom have in common? They have all suffered a potentially fatal deep venous thrombosis (DVT).

Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) mainly affects the large veins in the lower leg and thigh. The clot can block blood flow and cause swelling and pain. When a clot […]

Deep Venous Thrombosis Afflicts Serena Williams, Richard Nixon and more….2011-07-09T22:32:49+00:00
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