Some large DVTs are suitable for a procedure to remove them. This is a minimally invasive technique targeted at suctioning the clot out of the large veins and restoring the normal blood flow.
Chronic narrowing or compression of the deep veins causing symptoms can be treated with venous stenting via a minimally-invasive endovascular approach.
Deep venous disease is a chronic and complex problem that often requires a holistic approach. Compression hosiery or dressings is a very useful adjunct to treatment that provides support and symptomatic relief.
The symptoms of DVT/DVD are very common and overlap with other frequent conditions. Your specialist will be able to properly investigate your problems and guide you through your options.
DVTs are relatively common occurance partticularly associate with predisposing factors such as:
DVTs which break off and travel to the heart and lungs are called Pulmonary Embolisms and are a dangerous occurance. The treatment to prevent such an event is regular blood thinning medication.