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  • Venous Disease Treatment Program

    Physicians at the Venous Disease Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital Fireman Vascular Center use novel endovenous minimally invasive and endovascular surgical interventions, as well as lifestyle modification strategies to diagnose and treat patients with deep vein thrombosis (DVT), varicose veins and other venous disorders.

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    Call to request an appointment or to make a referral: 877-644-8346


  • New Trial Explores Two Sides of Deep Vein Thrombosis Treatment - 2/14/2011, Mass General

    Advances Spring 2011 issue. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) affect nearly 1 million Americans each year. For decades, the standard treatment for these patients has been anticoagulation therapy. But for many patients, this may not be the ideal approach.

  • DVT: What you should know - 3/18/2009, Mass General

    Massachusetts General Hospital to join landmark trial for the prevention of Post-Thrombotic Syndrome.

Patient Education

  • Healthy Eating

    Many vascular conditions can be improved by changing certain lifestyle factors. Maintaining a healthy weight is one of many factors. If you are trying to make heart-healthy changes to your diet, it is helpful to know some basics about nutrition, starting with the components of food.

  • Blood Tests in Children With Down Syndrome (PDF)

    Problems with blood in children with Down syndrome are rare. It is important to understand these conditions though. Read this document to learn more about reasons and ways to check your child’s blood.