Prevention of Pulmonary Emboli (PE) is an important heath matter of concern to many Americans. Each year, it is estimated that between 300,000 and 600,000 people in the United States will suffer from deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE). Of that group, around 30 percent will die from their blood clotting events. Controlling … Continue reading How to Prevent Pulmonary Emboli
Many people suffer from Vascular Disease, a painful condition that affects the circulatory system. This can become a dangerous situation, but it also can be managed. Early detection is a key defense, as Vascular Disease is known as a silent killer, often going unnoticed until a person suffers a stroke, heart attack or renal failure. … Continue reading Vascular Disease Management FAQ
Deep vein thrombosis or DTV happens when a blood clot or thrombus forms in a deep vein in the body, usually in one of the legs. Deep vein thrombosis may occur without symptoms or it could cause leg pain and swelling. DVT can happen if you have a variety of medical problems that affect how … Continue reading What is Deep Vein Thrombosis?