DVT clots often detach and enter the blood stream, whereby the clots can lodge in the lungs...
New Hyde Park, NY (PRWEB) March 21, 2013
March is Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) awareness month, and Garvey Vascular Specialists is joining the effort to decrease instances of serious illness and death caused by DVT.
DVT occurs when a blood clot forms in vein, typically one that is deep in a leg. DVT clots often detach and enter the blood stream, whereby the clots can lodge in the lungs and potentially cause a pulmonary embolism. Pulmonary embolisms can be fatal if they are not detected and treated early.
Garvey Vascular Specialists, an eminent vein treatment center in New Hyde Park, NY is promoting the need to inform the public of this life-threatening vascular ailment. Headed by Dr. Julius Garvey, Garvey Vascular Specialists is utilizing social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter to disseminate educational information about DVT. Dr. Garvey has also developed a much-needed video about deep vein thrombosis to empower people to fight back against this potentially lethal vein problem.
Every person should understand the symptoms and risk factors associated with deep vein thrombosis and seek immediate medical care if necessary.
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Varicose Vein Treatment Options
Varicose veins and spider veins are a very common vein conditions seen throughout the U.S. adult population. Patients with varicose veins may be concerned about the cosmetic consequences. Or, patients may experience pain and other symptoms associated with this vein condition.
Garvey Vascular Specialists diagnoses and treats all stages of varicose veins and spider veins. Doctors often recommend using compression stockings or making healthy lifestyle changes like getting more exercise as a first line approach. If more advanced therapies are needed, the center offers several effective varicose vein treatment options. These include sclerotherapy, ultrasound sclerotherapy, saphenous vein ablation, endovenous laser ablation, and microphlebectomy.
About Garvey Vascular Specialists
Garvey Vascular Specialists is a leading vein treatment center with locations in New Hyde Park, New York and Fresh Meadows, New York. The center provides diagnostic care and treatment for a full range of vein disorders. Staff doctors have expertise in treating varicose veins, spider veins, deep vein thrombosis, and other types of vein disease. Dr. Julius Garvey, a Board Certified Vascular Surgeon, Phlebologist and Certified Wound Care Specialist, leads the center of excellence. The vascular diagnostic laboratories at Garvey Vascular Specialists are accredited by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories. The center also employs Registered Vascular Technologists at each location, as well as an anesthesiologist. The office location in New Hyde Park is an accredited facility to perform surgery on an outpatient basis and is credentialed by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc.
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