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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) in the Elderly

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) in the Elderly

What is DVT? Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is one of the common leg vein problems in the elderly which has potentially serious complications if left untreated. It is simply the formation of a blood clot in the deep veins of the leg – mainly the lower leg but can occur in the thigh. On its […]

Leg Vein Problems in the Elderly, Different Types and Causes

Leg Vein Problems in the Elderly, Different Types and Causes

Circulatory disorders of the legs are a common problem in the elderly. It is often seen as a part of aging yet these conditions are often preventable and the effects minimized once it develops. Leg vein problems are by far the most common and two conditions in particular plague seniors – varicose veins and deep […]


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