Surgery Pregnancy Oral contraceptives & hormone replacement Smoking Cancer Diagnosis Assessment D-dimer serum level Ultrasound Venography CT or MRI scan Pathophysiology Venous stasis Venous endothelial damage Hypercoagulation states Obstructed blood flow Treatment Compression stockings Blood thinners Clot busters Filter placement
CVI and DVT Conclusion CVI and DVT are common disorders seen and treated by nurse practitioners. Understanding the pathophysiology of these disorders is critical in their diagnosis and treatment. Prevention measures should be encouraged to the female population, along with signs and symptoms of CVI and a DVT. Early treatment of these disorders is necessary to prevent further damage and complications.
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