Inflammation of vein means phlebitis. Phlebitis often occurs in conjunction with thrombosis and is then called thrombophlebitis or superficial thrombophlebitis. Thrombophlebitis is due to one or more blood clots in a vein that inflammation. Thrombophlebitis usually occurs in leg veins, but it may also affect the veins in the arms. Phlebitis can occur in both the surface (superficial) or deep veins. Whereas, superficial phlebitis affects veins on the skin surface and phlebitis in the deep veins is referred to as deep vein thrombophlebitis which affect the veins located deeper. The condition of superficial phlebitis is rarely serious and can be treated with local treatment of the inflammation with anti-inflammatory medications and warm compress. Localized redness and swelling, vein become hard and cord like are the major symptoms of phlebitis. Whereas, the symptoms may be become worsen when the leg is lowered, especially during getting out of bed in the morning and the surrounding area may sore and tender along the vein.
According to the report analysis, ‘Phlebitis Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2018’ some of the major companies and healthcare organizations are currently functioning for the better treatment of phlebitis such as Novartis AG, Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Pfizer Inc, Mucos Pharma, GmbH & Co KG, Johnson & Johnson, GlaxoSmithKline Plc, DKSH Holding Ltd., Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc., Bayer AG, Baptist health South Plorida Inc., Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Abbott Laboratries, Celegene orporation, Eli Lilly and Company, Daiichi Sankyo Company, GE Healthcare, Copharos Inc., Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc., National Cancer Center, North Central Cancer Group, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer and others. In addition, with more research & development in the medicines and upgradation in the technology in the treatment of phlebitis disease many organizations and key players are performing their job very effectively for helping more innovatively to the patients which are suffering from this disease.
By local trauma to a veins the disease of phlebitis is caused whereas the superficial phlebitis is most often caused by and intravenous catheter (IV) placed in a vein which cause irritation. Blood clotting abnormalities, inactivity, traumas are the causes of deep vein thrombosis. Besides the causes there are some risk factors of deep vein thrombosis which includes smoking cigarettes, especially when combines with hormone replacement therapy, certain medical conditions such as cancer, injury to the arms or legs and others. The medical care of phlebitis is very much reasonable if there is swelling or pain. On the other hand, major risk factors for deep vein thrombophlebitis includes recent surgery, bed rest and others whereas the symptoms of deep vein thrombophlebitis include lumps in a leg, severe pain, swelling in an arm or leg, high fever with any symptoms in leg or an arm requires immediate medical care. Geographically, the Asia-Pacific, Europe, America, East and Africa showcase the prevalence in the better treatment of the phlebitis treatment.
Additionally, for the better treatment many organizations are working with other players more actively. Before any clinical treatment various tests are to be done such as ultrasound which can detect the clots and others. Moreover, for solving the problem of phlebitis more and more companies and organizations are working with more improved technologies and new investment plans which resulted in the significant growth of the market in the coming years and the healthcare organizations have become more auspicious in the better treatment for the phlebitis.
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