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Deep Venous Thrombus by Mind Map: Deep Venous Thrombus
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Deep Venous Thrombus


Non malignant

Surgical Bypass



balloon angioplasty





steroids, and anti coagulants


Venous Stasis

Venous Endothelial Damage

Hypercoagulable States

Patients at Risk

Genetic Risk from Family

V.Leiden Mutation

Prothrombin mutations

deficiencies of protein C and S

antihrombin problems

Trauma or surgical patients

Pregnancy or patients with other highly coagulable states


Anti coagulation therapy Low Molecular weight Heparin

Requires Hospitalization

Can be Dangerous

Thrombolytic Therapy

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Not indicated in all patients can be dangerous for some patients. Must determine if risk out way benefits

Inferior Vena Cava Filter Insertion

surgical Procedure

Superior Vena Cava Syndrome


progressive occlusion of the superior vena cava, that leads to venous distention in the upper extremities and head


Bronchial cancer

less common Tuberculosis cystic Fibrosis and mediastinal fibrosis

Clinical Presentation

Edema in the upper extremities and face including the ocular beds

Feeling of fullness in head and neck

skin may become purple and taut

May have respiratory Distress from edema in bronchial structures

Diagnosis and Treatment

Chest X-ray

Doppler ultasonography

Computed tomography CT or MRI

Clinical Presentation

Swelling in extremity behind the occlussion

Sometimes patients complain of pain but usually no actual pain at site of occlusion because it is in a deep vein.

Heat and redness and edema in the extremity below the thrombus


Thrombus-- a blood clot that attaches to a vessel wall

Thromboembolus- A detached Thrombus

DVT Deep Venous Thrombus- thrombus that occludes the deep vessels of the lower extremities or Upper Extremities