Understanding Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

ਐਪੀ ਨੀਨ ਥੰਬਸੌਸਿਸ, ਡੀ.ਵੀ.ਟੀ., ਪਲਮੋਨਰੀ ਐਂਬੋਲਾਜਮ
March 6, 2017

Deep vein thrombosis ( DVT) is the occurrence of a blood clot thrombus ) is created in one or more of the deep veins inside the body, usually in your legs. Deep vein thrombosis can cause leg pain or swelling but may occur without any symptoms. Deep vein thrombosis can from if you have a particular medical condition that affects how your blood clots. Deep vein thrombosis can also occur…


What is a Pulmonary Embolism?

January 15, 2017

A Pulmonary embolism is the block in one of the pulmonary arteries in your lungs. In most cases, pulmonary embolism is formed by blood clots that progress to the lungs from the legs or seldom to other parts of the body (deep vein thrombosis) Since the clots block blood flow to lungs, pulmonary embolism can be life threatening. However, immediate treatment can greatly reduce the risk of death. Taking measures…


Chronic Venous Insufficiency

August 6, 2016

What is chronic insufficiency (CVI) is an ailment that occurs when the venous wall and /or valves in the leg veins are not operating properly, making it challenging for blood to revert to the heart from the legs. CVI causes blood to “pool” or accumulate in these veins; the pooling is called stasis. What causes chronic venous insufficiency? Veins return blood to the heart from the rest of the body’s…