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Compression stockings in deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

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NICE recommendation (1):

  • do not offer elastic graduated compression stockings to prevent post-thrombotic syndrome or VTE recurrence after a proximal DVT

Note that this recommendation does not cover the use of elastic stockings for the management of leg symptoms after DVT (1).


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