Deep Vein Thrombosis: The Disease

  • Devendra Dekiwadia


Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a complex set of diseases. Nowhere else in the vascular network does such a challenging ‘easy to find and difficult to treat’ situation occur. The large-volume low-flow venous system in humans is affected by gravity in the erect posture, and the blood within the entire system reacts differentially to various stimuli according to flow mechanics, physiologic stress, endocrinal effects, and genetic predisposition [1].


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  • Devendra Dekiwadia
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  1. 1.Dekiwadia HospitalRajkotIndia

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