Before & After
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Deep vein thrombosis, commonly known as DVT, is a blood clot that forms inside a vein. Most often, the clots will form in the larger veins of the thigh and lower leg, which blocks the blood flow and causes:
If you believe that you have deep vein thrombosis, then you need to get in touch with a vascular surgeon immediately. It is not possible to diagnosis DVT without an ultrasound, MRI, or CT scan, so talk to our board-certified vascular surgeons at San Diego Vascular as soon as possible to get tested.
Are you at risk of developing DVT?
While almost anyone can develop deep vein thrombosis, there are increased risk factors for persons over 60 and persons who travel for extended periods of time.
Other risk factors include:
To prevent DVT, there a few steps you can take, such as:
Schedule Your Appointment
As one of the leading diagnostic treatment centers for vein health, you can trust the medical at San Diego Vascular Center to take care of your vein problems. We use the most advanced technology and cutting edge treatment to provide maximum comfort and healing. Contact our office today to make an appointment to discuss your treatment options.
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Escondido, CA 92025
San Diego County, Riverside County, and Orange County
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