Deep Vein Thrombosis
People have become concerned about the risks of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) during long air flights, following reports in the press about occasional deaths due to fatal pulmonary embolism.
DVT is clotting of the deep veins. It can cause swelling and pain. Long term after effects are common.
The Royal Berkshire Vein Clinic has expertise in treating the long term sequelae of DVT. Therapy can range from compression stockings and Manual Lymphatic drainage to laser surgery.
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