Deep Vein Thrombophlebitis Awareness Month
Deep vein thrombophlebitis, also known as deep vein thrombosis or simply DVT, is a blood clot in the vein system deep inside the leg, said Dr. Stephen Rivard, founder and medical director of Illinois Vein Specialists in Barrington. “If undiagnosed, the ...
Northwest Herald - Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:52



Maine Voices: Missing the mark on addiction
Unsterile needle use for intravenous heroin is associated with multiple, potentially deadly, infections such as hepatitis C and B, HIV/AIDS, syphilis, tetanus, septic thrombophlebitis, skin abscesses/cellulitis, brain abscesses, osteomyelitis ...
Press Herald - Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:52

Complications frequent for obese patients vs controls following acetabular ...
Obese patients who underwent pelvic surgery were three times more likely to experience complications such as thrombophlebitis, pulmonary embolisms or systemic sepsis. Recovery complications were 2.5-times more likely in obese patients who had surgery ...
Healio - Wed, 25 Mar 2015 23:56

Kane's injury unfortunately common
Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Northwest Herald. More News. Deep Vein Thrombophlebitis Awareness Month. March 27, 2015 - 11:55 am. Win the battle between good and bad cholesterol. March 26 ...
Northwest Herald - Sun, 01 Mar 2015 01:22



Prepare your legs for summer
With the start of summer already on the overcast horizon, GQ's sartorial jury has found that wearing shorts in the office is unacceptable. Not because they can't look smart. On the contrary: a pair of tailored shorts can bridge what designer Oliver ...
GQ.com - Thu, 05 Mar 2015 02:18

Current Approach in the Management of Superficial Venous Thrombophlebitis ...
While superficial venous thrombophlebitis has long been considered a limited clinical condition of lesser importance, this perception has changed in recent years as several studies have demonstrated that extension to deep veins occurs in 7.3% to 44% of ...
MD News (press release) - Tue, 10 Apr 2012 05:00



Sore Throat in Young Adults May Indicate Serious Illness
[which] starts a few days after the onset of a sore throat [and] includes suppurative internal jugular thrombophlebitis with subsequent metastatic infections (most commonly lung, brain, or joints)." To date, however, pharyngitis guidelines have only ...
Medscape - Wed, 18 Feb 2015 03:53

Sore throat in young adults may prompt serious disease
helpmeoutDOC News - A consistent flow of medical news - Wed, 18 Feb 2015 06:15

Researchers explain significance of F. necrophorum in pharyngitis
6minutes - Mon, 16 Feb 2015 16:45

Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Feb. 17, 2015
This is concerning because F. necrophorum may cause peritonsillar abscess and life-threatening internal jugular thrombophlebitis. The prevalence of F. necrophorum in the US is unknown and current guidelines for managing pharyngitis focus mostly on ...
Phys.Org - Mon, 16 Feb 2015 13:56


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