By Vania Morelli
Researcher at TREC
The formation of a venous blood clot in the deep veins of the body is a common condition in the general population that is associated with a serious complication known as “post thrombotic syndrome”. Currently, there is no cure for the post thrombotic syndrome; therefore, prevention of this complication is very important. A recent study from the Netherlands presents a promising and simple strategy to prevent the post thrombotic syndrome based on compression therapy applied to the legs.