New research shows that: varicose veins are associated with increased thrombosis risk

according to the United States and other USA cooperation network & throughout; On February 28, the blue veins in the legs but will exposure age and not beautiful, a new study shows that it may increase the risk of blood clots. The report published in the February 27 in the journal of the American Medical Association, the American Medical Association). DetailPic

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according to the report, the researchers point out that lower extremity deep vein thrombosis (DVT) if occurs in the lung or heart, could be life-threatening.

the study found that in more than 425000 people, half of them have varicose veins, varicose veins and linked to an increased risk of DVT 5.3 times. Varicose veins, the researchers say, is a common disease, affecting about 23% of American adults.

, the researchers said it is unclear whether the varicose veins can cause blood clots, or whether the risk of thrombosis have real, while the study did not prove varicose veins can cause blood clots, so more research is needed. And understanding of the relationship between risk of varicose veins and other diseases, therefore, to clarify varicose veins with the potential links between the health risk is very important.

the researchers also found that among those patients with varicose veins, appear the risk of blood clots in the lungs and legs artery stenosis also increased, but the researchers did not prove that the appearance of varicose veins can really cause these symptoms.

as a result of this research mainly adopts patients in the health insurance claim data, therefore did not include patients who did not seek medical service information. To this end, the researchers explained that the study found that may only be applied to more severe patients with varicose veins.

and the American heart experts also called for a possible contact for more research. New York Lenox Hill (Lenox Hill hospital heart specialist firm in accordance with the g (Maja Zaric), Dr. & other; In the incidence of varicose veins of the total population in the world is very high, the results of the study should be attention in future research, to further explore varicose veins effects on inflammation and thrombosis, and to assess varicose veins and the connection between the severity of deep vein thrombosis. Throughout the &; In addition, she also stressed that the study showed that varices is not a minor health problems, may also need to get early treatment actively, carefully to prevent the occurrence of serious complications.

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