Category: Deep Vein Thrombosis
Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filters are small devices placed in the body to prevent blood clots from the legs from reaching the lungs. Pulmonary embolisms, which result from blood clots traveling, often result in death or brain damage, and IVC filters were seen as a safe preventative measure for people
Deep Vein Thrombosis, or DVT, is a condition where a blood clot develops in a “deep vein.” Deep veins are further from the skin or surface of the body, in contrast to superficial veins, which are the veins that can easily be seen during an examination. Because they are buried
In a July 29th ruling, a panel of three judges has ordered the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to look into seat sizes on commercial airplanes. The ruling came in response to advocacy groups pressuring the government to explain why airline seats have been getting smaller and smaller over the years.
Much of the focus on Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and blood clots focuses on the symptoms, and it is very important that people, particularly women, are aware of what to watch out for. But just as important as knowing the symptoms is knowing what lifestyle situations contribute to the risk