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The Aetiology of Deep Venous Thrombosis : A Critical, Historical and Epistemological Survey

Publication year: 2008

ISBN: 978-1-4020-6650-4

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What we now call ‘deep venous thrombosis’ (DVT) has been studied in diverse ways during the last 200–300 years. Each of these approaches contributes to a full modern understanding of aetiology. Therefore, much of this book is a historical survey of the field.

Subject: Medicine, Rudolf Virchow, blood, circulation, hypoxia, thrombosis, Hematology, Pathology, History of Medicine, Vascular Surgery, Philosophy of Medicine