Compression Stockings are fitted to a patient’s leg and provide a pressure of about 30 mmHg to the lower extremity veins. They decrease the swelling and decrease the chance of postphlebitic syndrome. They should be worn for one year after the diagnosis of DVT.
DVT TREAMENT OPTIONS
ABOUT DR. MALEKMEHR
Dr. Farshad Malekmehr is a board-certified cardiovascular surgeon. He has a special interest in treating patients with DVT and pulmonary embolism. His education included an undergraduate study at UCLA and CSUN with honors degree. He subsequently received his medical degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington DC.