Phlebthrombosis: correlation between risk factors, symptoms and color doppler ultrasound

  • A. Zenelaj Central University Military Hospital Tirana, Albania.
  • M. Brati Central University Military Hospital Tirana, Albania.
  • V. Zenelaj Central University Military Hospital Tirana, Albania.
Keywords: Phlebthrombosis, symptoms, color doppler ultrasound

Abstract

Aim of the study:To evaluate risk factors,symptoms and ultrasonografic data in the patients with deep vein thrombosis {DVT}. Material and Methods: The study involved the period of time between January 2003 till September 2006.We studied 153 patients admitted in our emergency department or referred by other specialists for DVT. Time by onset of symptoms varied from some hours to 30 days.The age of the patients ranged 18-75 years old. The diagnosis was verified by color doppler ultrasound and/or CT , or Phlebography. Results: Risk factors were revealed in 117 cases.These risk factors were sedentary life, dislipidemia, surgery, traume, neoplasia, pregnancy. The diagnosis was verified with ultra- sousd is 56.2 % of cases refered by other specialists and 97.6 % of cases firstly sees by vascular surgeons. Conclusions: 1. The symptoms that generally are sees for DVT,sot always verify this diagnosis if we perform more specific investigations. 2. The best prevention of DVT is achieved if we know and control risk factors.
Published
2018-05-31
How to Cite
Zenelaj, A., Brati, M., & Zenelaj, V. (2018). Phlebthrombosis: correlation between risk factors, symptoms and color doppler ultrasound. Bulletin of the International Scientific Surgical Association, 1(3), 71. Retrieved from http://surgjournal.ru/index.php/BISSA/article/view/126
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