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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

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):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


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...

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