How I treat acute femoropopliteal and iliofemoral DVT in symptomatic outpatients
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1. Country of residence:

other countries:

2. Your specialization?

3. Average number of femoropopliteal and iliofemoral DVT patients seen per month?

Treatment

4. Where do you treat DVT patients?

5. Approximately how many of your patients with iliofemoral or femoropopliteal DVT ...

... need hospitalization?

... are treated at home (outpatients)?

6. In case of hospitalization, for how long do you prescribe bedrest?

7. Do you perform cancer screening in patients with proximal DVT?

Anticoagulation

8. I use initial anticoagulation in the majority of my patients:

9. I use for further anticoagulation in the majority of my patients?

Compression therapy

10. When do you initiate compression therapy?

11. If you prescribe compression stockings, which pressure?

12. If you prescribe compression stockings in proximal DVT patients, which length?

13. Do you prescribe bandages in acute DVT?

14. Who applies bandages?

15. If you prescribe compression in acute phase of proximal DVT, what are the main reasons? (Please tick 3 most appropriate answers)

16. If you prescribe compression after the acute phase of proximal DVT, what are the main reasons? (Please tick 3 most appropriate answers)

17. Do you prescribe compression after the acute phase of DVT routinely in all patients?

18. If you don´t prescribe compression routinely after acute phase of DVT, under which conditions do you decide for compression (Please tick 3 most appropriate answers)

19. Do you recommend post-DVT compression for a fixed duration?

20. If you recommend post-DVT compression for a fixed duration, for how long?

21. If you don´t recommend post-DVT compression for a fixed duration, on which factors depend your recommendation for duration? (Please tick 3 most appropriate answers)

22. Please estimate the percentage of your patients that wear prescribed compression stockings after acute phase of DVT? How many wear them….

daily (5 – 7 days / week)?

occasionally (< 5 days / week)?

rarely (< 3 days / week)?

never?

23. Has your compression management recently changed due to personal experience, guidelines or publications?

24. If yes, how has it changed? (You can tick more than one)

Miscellaneous

25. Do you consider thrombus removal for iliofemoral DVT?

26. If yes, how often do you perform this?

27. If yes, which is your preferred method?

28. On which factors does your decision for thrombus removal depend?
(Please tick 3 most appropriate answers)

29. Do you in general recommend walking exercise?

30. Do you in general recommend physical therapy?

31. Do you apply vena cava filters?