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Deep Vein Thrombosis: Summary

by Joseph Alpert, MD
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    00:00 In summary, then, I think with the deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism lectures we've talked about, I think it's clear: • DVT is exceedingly common. It's often missed, because there's no findings that point to it, and it is potentially lethal.

    00:18 • The diagnosis is, therefore, often difficult, usually requires sophisticated nonivasive tests such as ultrasonography. The physical exam can make the diagnosis at times, but not always. • And effective therapy can definitely save lives.


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    The lecture Deep Vein Thrombosis: Summary by Joseph Alpert, MD is from the course Venous Diseases.


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    1. Ultrasound.
    2. CT scan.
    3. Chest x-ray.
    4. Magnetic resonance imaging.
    5. Clinical examination.

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     Joseph Alpert, MD

    Joseph Alpert, MD


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