Treatment of deep vein thrombophlebitis should be started as early as possible
Jul 20, 2018
Thrombosis is a disease characterized by the appearance of blood clots in the veins of the veins, that is, thrombi.They knock down the rhythm of normal blood flow and cause a threat of complete closure of the veins or, when it is separated from the vein and into the heart, into the vessels of the brain, into the lungs, which can cause serious, health problems and even death.
Thrombosis develops due to excessive clotting of the blood, more susceptible to the disease of a woman aged, pregnant, a woman who has just given birth, those who have undergone cavitary operations, complicated fractures, joint operations, those who are overweight,Who constantly sits, flies too often, those who use too much medicine and smoke excessively.
Deep venous thrombophlebitis treatment should be started immediately as a diagnosis is made, since the risk of sudden and therefore uncontrolled complications is too great, and one should not rely on oneself, the doctor should treat the medication.To make a correct diagnosis, an examination and a venography, an MRI, are performed.The disease manifests itself in the early stages, and pain and swelling may appear.
Deep vein thrombophlebitis treatment can be performed in several stages, which alternate with one another or, depending on the degree of injury and other factors, one or more methods are used.
- Medication therapy.The patient is prescribed anticoagulant drugs that reduce the ability of the blood to quickly fold, which leads to a reduction in the likelihood of blood clots.Wearing compression stockings, stocking.
- Thrombolysis.The procedure in which a special substance is injected into the vein, which promotes resorption of the thrombus.The procedure is rarely prescribed, as it can cause uncontrolled bleeding.
- Surgical removal of dangerous blood clots.It is usually performed in extreme cases, when the form of thrombophlebitis is severe, and there is a danger of tissue necrosis.
- Cava filters.They are placed directly into the veins, when there are floating thrombi, that is, those that are attached only on one side to the vein and can at any time be disengaged.