Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2015 • VOLUME 21 • №4

Pathogenesis and prevention of secondary thromboses and thromboembolic complications in patients with endured lower limb deep vein thrombosis

Polyantsev A.A., Mozgovoi P.V., Frolov D.V., Linchenko D.V., Shchelokova Yu.V.

Volgograd State Medical University, city of Volgograd, Russia

The study was aimed at revealing the role of thrombophilic states in the pathogenesis of deep vein thrombosis and determining efficacy of pathogenetic prevention of venous thromboembolic complications.

The study included a total of 84 patients presenting with lower limb deep vein thrombosis. The patients were subdivided into two groups. The patients of the Study Group (n=44) were examined for thrombophilic states, revealing of which was followed by prescribing specific lifelong therapy aimed at correction of the alterations revealed. The Control Group patients (n=40) received a carefully selected therapeutic dose of warfarin (until the value of the International Normalized Ratio was within the therapeutic range from 2 to 3) and were given recommendations on taking this agent for 6 months followed by discontinuation.

The Study Group patients demonstrated less relapses of deep vein thromboses as compared with the Control Group patients. The symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency in the Study Group were also less pronounced. These results are in accord with the findings of ultrasonographic duplex scanning in the remote period after endured thrombosis.

A conclusion was drawn on the necessity of carrying out further studies aimed at altering the recommended therapeutic regimen for patients in the remote period after sustained deep vein thrombosis.

KEY WORDS: deep vein thrombosis, venous thromboembolic complications, treatment, prevention.

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