What is the basis for treatment selection in superficial venous thrombosis?

Updated: Apr 17, 2019
  • Author: Khanjan H Nagarsheth, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Vincent Lopez Rowe, MD  more...
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Answer

The treatment of superficial venous thrombosis depends on the condition’s etiology, extent, and symptoms. Duplex ultrasonography (US) gives an accurate appraisal of the extent of disease and thus allows the administration of a more rational therapy.


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