Unusual DVT Related to Hypercoagulability [Case of the Month] (CASE15-04)
This activity describes a unique case scenario in which a patient presents for an ablation procedure whose treatment is delayed due to the last minute discovery of a DVT related to a condition causing hypercoagulability.
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The content of this activity is designed to meet the needs of the following target audience: phlebologists, general surgeons, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, interventional cardiologists, vascular medicine practitioners, dermatologists, dermatologic surgeons, family practice and internal medicine practitioners, plastic surgeons, obstetricians and gynecologists, cardiologists, and any other healthcare professional currently or planning on treating patients with venous disease.
As a result of participating in this activity one should be able to:
- List the acquired risks for venous thromboembolism.
- List the inherited risk factors for venous thromboembolism.
- Describe how Factor VIII elevation effects coagulation.
- Discuss situations in which findings on venous ultrasound can be subtle and warrant explanation when identified.
- Describe the current status of consensus guidelines recommendations for prophylaxis treatment of patients undergoing endovenous ablation procedures who have a history of venous thrombophilia.
|Scott Darling, DO, RVT, RPVI||Author||None||n/a|
|Michael M. Di Iorio, MD, RPVI, RPhS||Content Reviewer||None||n/a|
|Joseph T. Jenkins, MD, FACS, RPVI, RPhS, RVT||Content Reviewer||None||n/a|
|Stephen H. Moss||Staff||None||n/a|
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- 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 0.25 Attendance