Talk to the Veterans Crisis Line now
U.S. flag
An official website of the United States government
ORD only    All VA Research websites

Office of Research & Development

print icon sign up for VA Research updates

Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01RX000995-01A1
Title: Role of a Novel Exercise Program to Prevent Post-thrombotic Syndrome
Principal Investigator:

Brajesh K Lal

Location: Baltimore, MD
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: July 2014 - June 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,097,500
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
Go To NIH RePORTER


Excerpt:

Despite standard care, 25%-50% of patients with acute deep vein thrombosis (DVT) progress to chronic post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS) resulting in significant disability, loss of productivity, and healthcare costs. This is aproblem encountered frequently among our numerous Veterans undergoing surgery, anesthesia, traumatic andacute injury, and surgical critical care. Venous valvular reflux from an organized thrombus is the primary causeof PTS. Veins with rapid and complete thrombus resolution have...



Questions about the R&D website? Email the Web Team.

Any health information on this website is strictly for informational purposes and is not intended as medical advice. It should not be used to diagnose or treat any condition.