What is acute DVT?
Acute DVT or DVT is Deep Vein Thrombosis occurs in all ages of men and women. This a serious condition occurs when there is a blood clot in the vein of deep inside the body. The presence of blood clot prevents the blood circulation in the body. Blood clot is nothing but the formation of clumps of blood and appears in solid state. This kind of deep vein blood clots mostly occur in thigh and lower part of the leg.
Signs and symptoms of DVT
The larger the blood clot the more severe symptoms can occur while walking, running or in standing position.Symptoms can be
- Swelling in legs and ankles
- Leg pain when walking and standing
- Enlarged veins
- Skin appears blue or red on legs
The signs can include
- Shortness of breath
- Chest pain
- Cough comes up with blood
- Higher heart rate
Ask Dr. Devu about how DVT can be treated?
We have advanced technology to treat the deep vein thrombosis. Mechanical Thrombectomy is a surgical procedure and percutaneous, in which the blood clots will be physically removed. Accomplished through needle puncture in the skin to remove blood clots. This method is effective in removing the clots.
Break down of Blood clot in the veins is called as thrombolysis. This method is commonly called as clot busting, performed with drugs to Break down the blood clots. The reduced blood clots pave the way of blood flows.
Dr. Devu decides which treatment would be more effective for the patient, based on the emergency, pain and other conditions of the patient. If this DVT is untreated then it ends up in complications like pulmonary embolism which affects the heart.