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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

Deep Vein Thrombosis

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a blood clot forms in a deep vein, typically in the lower leg or thigh. Signs to look for in a DVT are pain, swelling in the leg, redness and warmth with touch. The reason this condition is so serious and dangerous is because it puts you at risk of a pulmonary embolism. A pulmonary embolism can occur when the blood clot breaks off from a vein in the leg and migrates to the lungs, causing a multitude of hazardous medical complications. Common risk factors for DVT include major surgery, inactivity, pregnancy, hormone replacement, old age and obesity. Some preemptive measures you can take to avoid a DVT if you are at risk, is to walk early and frequently, calf exercises, taking aspirin and compression stockings.

Deep vein thrombosis can be a scary experience; here at Sonoran Vein and Endovascular, you can rest assured that you are being provided the best possible care by one of our highly trained medical staff. We have not only the best vein treatment center in Phoenix, but we also have one of the top vascular physicians in the industry, Dr. David Nye.

No matter what your vascular concerns may be, here at Sonoran Vein and Endovascular we can ensure you that you will be satisfied with your care. Whether you are experiencing pain that is concerning you, or have already received a diagnosis and are now looking for the best treatment options, we are here for you. If you have any questions or would like to schedule your initial consultation, please feel free to contact any of our four locations across Arizona and New Mexico.

Risk Factors for DVT include:



4 southwest Locations to Serve You

Peoria, AZ

9192 West Union Hills Drive Peoria, Arizona 85382

Office: 602.374.4101 | Fax: 602.441.0522

Scottsdale, AZ

7425 E. Shea Blvd. Ste 112 Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Office: 602.374.4101 | Fax: 602.441.0522

Prescott, AZ

3101 Clearwater Dr Suite C Prescott, AZ 86305

Office: 928.250.7700 | Fax: 928.946.0024

Gallup, NM

1551 S 2nd St Gallup, NM 87301

Office: 505.542.0090 | Fax: 505.542.0155

Hospital Affiliations

Since 1961, Dignity Health Chandler Regional Medical Center has been at the heart of the health and well-being of our community. Its humble beginnings as a true community hospital, which opened with only 40 beds, 25 employees and 91 volunteers, laid the foundation for the full-service, acute-care hospital it has become.

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As one of the largest and most comprehensive facilities in Arizona, Banner Desert serves as a tertiary referral center for the East Valley of metropolitan Phoenix and treats the highest levels of acuity in the East Valley for nearly 40 year.

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Banner Boswell Medical Center has been the anchor of community health care since 1970 and Sun City’s influence is tangible in their offerings as a destination medical center specializing in the diseases of the elderly. Comfort and recovery is important to their entire staff, which is dedicated to creating a healing environment for you and your family.

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Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center is dedicated to a high-tech, high-touch philosophy of care that has kept us a top healthcare choice in the Northwest Valley for more than 20 years. We are deeply committed to providing the highest quality of clinical care along with an excellent patient care experience.

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