An Under the Scope exclusive: Thrombosis

May 30, 2012 by
Video   3 Comments

In the first of an exclusive three-part series on thrombosis, Professor Lord Ajay Kakkar, Director of the Thrombosis Research Insititute and Professor of Surgery, UCLH, explains what venous thrombosis is – and how to avoid DVT

[vimeo height=”320″]http://vimeo.com/42759305[/vimeo]

Next Monday: Part Two covers post-cancer thrombosis. Prof Kakkar explains how this condition is a common complication of solid-tumour cancer and how doctors are learning to treat it. (With thanks to CTN Media)

About the Author

Victoria Lambert has been a journalist for more than 20 years, and specialises in health and medical matters. She writes for the Telegraph, the Times, the Sunday Times, the Guardian, the Mail and the Mail on Sunday. She contributes to Saga, Geographical and First Eleven magazines – where she is the agony aunt.

View all posts by