Deep Vein Thrombosis and air travel for your patients: What you should know

M3 India Newsdesk Apr 16, 2018

According to the World Thrombosis Day Steering Committee, many people especially those who- are high risk, are recently operated on, or take long journeys are at risk of DVT, and in these cases, it is best to have experts who cannot only warn them about the condition but also diagnose and treat them quickly.

Long-distance flights are fraught with the risk of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), a condition wherein blood clots form in deep veins owing to sitting immobile for a long time. Aviation...

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