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The Problem with Calf Clots

Deep venous thrombosis of the calf causes an undue amount of consternation. What’s the best way to manage these?Anticoagulate, serial ultrasound, do nothing? We break down the evidence to help you decide. http://traffic.libsyn.com/ercast/Calf_Clots_ercast.output.mp3 Direct Download What are we worried about with calf DVT? Will it become a PE? Will the clot propagate proximally? Does treatment …