Advanced Treatment for DVT

An advanced procedure to treat deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is helping simplify and shorten a patient’s recovery time over traditional treatments. DVT occurs when blood clots form in your body and can be potentially life-threatening if those clots break loose and travel to your lung. But UConn Health vascular surgeon Mina Boutrous says mechanical thrombectomy […]

Mike Sarette felt immediate relief from deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) after Dr. Mina Boutros performed an advanced procedure which helps simplify and shorten a patient’s recover time.(Tina Encarnacion/UConn Health photo)

An advanced procedure to treat deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is helping simplify and shorten a patient’s recovery time over traditional treatments. DVT occurs when blood clots form in your body and can be potentially life-threatening if those clots break loose and travel to your lung. But UConn Health vascular surgeon Mina Boutrous says mechanical thrombectomy has become a game-changer for his patients like Mike Sarrette who felt immediate relief after the procedure.

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