Venous thrombosis

  • L. C. Knight
  • A. H. Maurer


Deep venous thrombosis (DVT), or the formation of thrombi in the deep veins of the extremities, is a common disorder. There is a strong association with certain clinical risk factors, as listed in Table 6.8.


Attenuation Heparin Immobilization Radionuclide Iodide 


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  6. Rodrigues, M. and Sinzinger, H. (1994) Platelet labeling. Methodology and clinical applications. Thromb. Res., 76(5), 399–432.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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  • A. H. Maurer

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