Clinical Research & Studies

Clinical Research & Studies

Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)

“Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a disease that includes both deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE). It is a common, lethal disorder that affects hospitalized and non-hospitalized patients, recurs frequently, is often overlooked, and results in long-term complications” (Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education). Read More

Lymphedema

“Lymphedema refers to swelling that generally occurs in one of the arms or legs… It results from a blockage in the lymphatic system, which is part of the immune system. The blockage prevents lymph fluid from draining well, and the fluid buildup leads to swelling” (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research). Read More

Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI)

“Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) is a condition that occurs when the venous wall and/or valves in the leg veins are not working effectively, making it difficult for blood to return to the heart form the legs. CVI causes blood to ‘pool’ or collect in the veins, and this pooling is called stasis” (Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education).  Read More