Posts Tagged ‘postthrombotic syndrome’
Stephan Moll, MD writes… A clinical research study is being conducted in the U.S. for the treatment of chronic deep vein thrombosis (DVT) with post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS) and is open for enrollment. It is referred to as ACCESS-PTS. Read the rest of this entry »
Stephan Moll, MD writes… Up to 50 % of patients with a clot in the veins of the leg (deep vein thrombosis; DVT) develop some long-term leg symptoms – chronic swelling, pain, heaviness, cramping, skin discoloration or dryness. These symptoms are called “postthrombotic syndrome” or PTS. Read the rest of this entry »
If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed in the last 14 days with a new DVT of the leg (thigh or pelvic veins), I would encourage you to consider participation in the ATTRACT trial – a solid, clinically useful study (NIH funded) that investigates how to minimize the long-term complications after a blood clot – chronic leg pain and swelling (called the post-thrombotic syndrome).
The study investigates Read the rest of this entry »