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Dr. Tom Maldonado shares information on Deep Vein Thrombosis DVT

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EACH YEAR, 600-THOUSAND AMERICANS DEVELOP A POTENTIALLY LETHAL CONDITION CALLED DEEP VEIN THROMOBOSIS OR D-V-T, ALSO KNOWN AS A BLOOD CLOT

AND SOMETHING AS SIMPLE AS SITTING FOR A LONG PERIOD OF TIME—LIKE ON A ROAD TRIP OR A LONG FLIGHT -- COULD PUT YOU AT RISK.

HERE TO TALK ABOUT NYU LANGONE’S NEW DEDICATED V-T-E-C CENTER FOR THE PREVENTION, DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF DEADLY BLOOD CLOTS DURING DVT AWARENESS MONTH IS DR. TOM MALDONADO, DIRECTOR OF THE NEW N-Y-U LANGONE CENTER.

WHAT CAUSES DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS, OR BLOOD CLOTS?

 

 WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF BLOOD CLOTS, AND HOW IS IT DIAGNOSED?

 

WHAT ARE THE LATEST ADVANCEMENTS IN TREATMENT AND WHERE CAN PEOPLE BE TREATED, FOR DVT?

 

 WHAT CAN WE DO TO PREVENT A DVT?

 

WHERE CAN WE LEARN MORE? 

 

 

 

Dr. Thomas Maldonado is an associate professor at the New York University Langone Medical Center. He is Chief of Vascular Surgery at the Manhattan Veterans Hospital and also serves as Director of the newly formed Venous Thromboembolic Center (VTEC) at NYU Langone Medical Center. The mission of the VTEC is to deliver advanced detection, care , and management services for patients experiencing a venous thromboembolism, commonly known as a blood clot. He has been involved in numerous clinical trials for development of devices to treat arterial and venous disease 

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