The incidence of asymptomatic deep venous thrombosis (DVT) or blood clot reportedly ranges from 30 to 80%. The incidence for asymptomatic DVT ranges from 0.5% to 4%. There are numerous items that play a role in potential DVT development. The type of surgery, family history, past medical history, and weight are just a few of the factors that are at play in potential DVT development.
Vascular disease affects over 15 million American adults and often goes undiagnosed. Your cardiovascular system is made up of blood vessels that transport blood to and from the heart, so it’s important to keep this system in peak condition.
At Center for Vascular Medicine, we are committed to helping each of our patients find the right treatment to alleviate their symptoms and improve their health. Center for Vascular Medicine has seven conveniently located centers throughout Maryland.
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a blood clot has formed deep in the vein. If patients do develop DVT, it normally occurs in the legs, though it may occur anywhere in the body. When a blood clot breaks off and travel to other parts of the body, patients can experience some serious health concerns. If you suspect you may have DVT, please contact your doctor as soon as possible.
Complications of DVT may include:
Diagnostic TechnologyUsing state of the art technology our team of vascular doctors helps patients find relief from a range of vascular conditions.
What is the vascular system?The vascular system is the body’s essential network of blood vessels. The system is made up of interconnected arteries and veins. Arteries pump oxygen-rich blood away from the heart, delivering oxygen to the organs and limbs. Veins take the oxygen depleted blood cells back to the heart.
Doctors at Center for Vascular Medicine often hear from patients that there is nothing to be done about their chronic leg pain. We understand how discouraging this can be especially when the leg pain begins to affect the quality of your daily life. The "leg doctors" want patients to know that they do not have to take no for answer.
We have trained doctors that specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of a range of vascular conditions including PAD a common cause of chronic leg pain.