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Medical Malpractice Prevention: May-Thurner syndrome is often not investigated by practitioners and complications can follow for patients with Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

Jappa.jpegFailure to diagnose May-Thurner Syndrome may be medical malpractice that can lead to post-thrombotic syndrome, potentially fatal pulmonary embolism, pulmonary hypertension, and in the worst case paradoxical embolism.

In a recent article published in the current issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the author Jaclyn Leitner who practice general medicine in Newark, New Jersey describes the case of a 28 year old female marathon runner who visited her office with groin pain. The author explains how to properly diagnose May-Thurner syndrome and the available treatments.