The most dangerous result of a DVT is a Pulmonary Embolism (PE).

This is when the Blood clot in the deep vein of the leg breaks loose and goes to the lungs. The most common complication is Post Thrombotic Syndrome (PTS), the gradual development of pain, swelling and red or brown discoloration of the lower leg.

At Vein Specialists of the Carolinas, we want to raise awareness of DVT, PE, and of its most common complication PTS.

Let Our RVT’s Look For DVT’s! At VSC there are decreased wait times and quick results. Visit to learn more.


“All We Do Is Veins, All Day Every Day.”

Vein Specialists of the Carolinas focuses EXCLUSIVELY on Vein Disorders…

Dr. David G. Draughn trained as a General Surgeon and has been performing General, Laparoscopic, Vascular and Thoracic surgery in private practice since 1993. In 2006, he focused his practice exclusively on venous disorders.


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