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What does DVT stand for?

DVT stands for Deep Venous (Vein) Thrombosis

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The 25 chapters follow the framework of that conference and cover clinical examination, imaging, surgical exposure of blood vessels, vascular trauma, operative techniques, microvascular surgery, and various conditions commonly seen by general surgeons, including ischemia, Raynaud's disease, aortoarteritis, aneurysms, arteriovenous fistulas and malformations, varicose veins, deep venous thrombosis, diabetic foot, amputations of the lower extremity, compartment syndrome, lymphedema, and portal hypertension.
3) In 2007, Hunterdon Medical Center, a 167-bed acute care hospital located in a semi-rural area of west central New Jersey, undertook a task of implementing a program to have all adult patients evaluated and treated prophylactically, if appropriate, on the basis of their risk of deep venous thrombosis (DVT).
With accessible and fully updated text and clear illustrations he covers the prevalence, risks and prognosis of pulmonary embolism and deep venous thrombosis (including resolution of pulmonary embolism and the seasonal nature of venous thrombosis disease), diagnosis of deep venous thrombosis and acute pulmonary embolism (including detailed studies of imagery and other techniques) and preventative measures for both, including the efficacy of new and old anticoagulants.