6. Deep Vein Thrombosis Treatment

Deep Vein Thrombosis Treatment

It is important to treat DVT since one out of three patients with untreated DVT experience clinically significant pulmonary embolism, and the short-term mortality rate from untreated PE can exceed 20% (Burnside et al).

It is beyond the scope of this post to explain all of the possible treatments for DVT, but here is a proposed algorithm adapted from Mazzolai 2017:

DVT Treatment Algorithm
DVT Management Algorithm