Navigation Links
Deep Vein Thrombosis Risk Increased During Long Travel

A study conducted by the UK Department for Transport on the health disturbances associated with long hours of travel has now revealed that the risk of developing deep vein thrombosis (DVT) could be greater among long distance travelers.

// The study represents the most comprehensive data published correlating DVT and travel. The risk of DVT was found to be greater with any form of travel, probably due to the immobility for a prolonged period during travel.

'This important research project has shown that DVT can occur in any form of travel where people remain seated for a long time,' said transport minister Karen Buck. A critical examination of air passengers health status showed that one episode of DVT was manifested for every 6000 journeys that lasted for more than 4 hours.

The risk of developing DVT however was comparatively much higher among inpatients in a hospital than those who traveled. The study had been initiated after the dismissal of an appeal for compensation, by victims of DVT, following air travel.

The petitioner had appealed to Britain’s highest court, Lords, to reconsider the decision of the Appeal Court, which had stated that developing DVT couldn’t be considered an accident. It was further concluded that the Airlines Company would not have to accept legal responsibility for the case, as DVT does not satisfy the legal definition of an accident under the 1929 Warsaw Convention on which all the airline regulations are based.

A four-year legal chase by the victim and other family members finally ended up in favor of the Airline Company. At least with such studies highlighting the ill health effects of long travel, may be it is time to reframe or amend the existing regulations regarding travel and tourism.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Stockings Effective In Reducing The Effects Of Deep Vein Thrombosis
2. Travel in Aircraft can cause Thrombosis
3. Increased Risk For Venous Thrombosis In Cancer Patients
4. Computer System To Predict Deep Vein Thrombosis
5. Tomato Extract Found To Reduce The Risk Of Thrombosis
6. Obesity Linked To Deep Vein Thrombosis
7. Infections Increase Risks Of Deep Vein Thrombosis
8. Long Hours At Computer Screen May Also Cause Deep Vein Thrombosis
9. Thrombosis, a Serious Risk in Children with Leukemia
10. Genetic Variations Associated With Risk of Venous Thrombosis Identified
11. Seated Immobility Causes Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/22/2017)... ... January 22, 2017 , ... Medical lab testing ... the results of a simple test will take days to arrive to the end ... offers customers direct access to their lab tests, bypassing the cost and delay of ...
(Date:1/21/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... January 21, 2017 , ... Seamild, the ... on the futuristic vision of its owner and founder. As Oat is recognized globally ... to everybody he knows personally as he believes it is a move to sow ...
(Date:1/21/2017)... , ... January 21, 2017 , ... ... its new medical office in Petaluma, located at 167 Lynch Creek Way. The ... to SRO sports medicine and rehabilitation services and on-site x-ray services. ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... January 20, 2017 , ... A new partnership between Goodwill® and Roadie, ... use or need, from clothes to couches to dressers and bicycles. Roadie — the ... to the nearest Goodwill donation center through February 28th. , “January is an ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... January 20, 2017 , ... Bionic Sports ... all walks of life, announced it had a successful January ECRM Trade Show in ... in the United States, which allows it to provide its products to all clients ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/19/2017)... 2017 Many patients don,t realize that they ... a pharmacy just a few blocks away charges only ... problem Medicationdiscountcard.com has created a price comparison ... much their medication will cost at most nearby pharmacies. ... Medicationdiscountcard.com takes all of the ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... , January 19, 2017 Incretin Mimetics/GLP-1 Agonists, ... Others The global anti-obesity drugs market is ... half of the forecast period and CAGR of 38.7% in the ... grow at a CAGR of 32.8% from 2016 to 2027. The ... 2021, and $24,063 million in 2027. ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ) announced ... set the bar for excellence in customer satisfaction. The ... rating among radiation treatment delivery systems in the U.S., ... Briefing™. The most recent ratings trend also shows Accuray ... for 11 of the past 12 quarters. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: