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Dr. William Davis

Vascular Surgery
Scaly Mountain, NC
39 years experience male

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Vascular Surgery

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Davis
Vascular Surgery 39 years experience
No short answer: Prevalent but underdiagnosed condition in which left common iliac vein deep in the pelvis is compressed by right common iliac artery. This is probably the reason left leg blood clots, potentially fatal, outnumber right leg clots. In addition to increasing clot risk, many patients have chronic left leg swelling for which nothing has been done There are right leg variants also.Treated by stenting.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Davis
Vascular Surgery 39 years experience
Possible clot.: Late pregnancy at risk for deep vein clot which can be fatal. Symptoms almost always accompanied by swelling on just the one side, left leg is more common. If no swelling then nerve compression more likely (less dangerous). Get to your doc or er now.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Davis
Vascular Surgery 39 years experience
Zero to bad!: 25% of us have a pfo and obviously most of us do fine. However i operated on a young lady yesterday (for a related condition) who was in severe congestive heart failure, mostly resolved by closing her pfo. Closure (if deemed necessary by a cardiologist) can often be achieved with catheter-based technology (amplatzer plug) rather than open-heart surgery.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Davis is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Davis is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Medical/Graduate school

Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine, GA
Graduated 1982MD
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