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Clearing Pathways: Imaging and Reimagining Open New DVT Treatment Doors

05.01.2009

A few months before her daughter, Margaret, was born, Resnansky developed a blood clot in her leg. Eighteen months later, she's able to keep up with Hayden, 5, with the help of her husband, Chris.

We knew we could treat chronic DVT if we had better devices.

-Lawrence "Rusty" Hofmann, MD, Chief, Stanford Hospital & Clinics Division of Interventional Radiology

Laura Resnansky has returned to a life full of activity, including training for a half-marathon on the Lyon Street Stairs in San Francisco.

I feel like I don't have the limitations or the concerns I had. If it does happen again, I know how they would treat it.

-Laura Resnansky, patient, Stanford Hospital & Clinics

Lawrence "Rusty" Hofmann, Chief, Stanford Hospital & Clinics Division of Interventional Radiology, relies on precise, detailed imagery of veins to find blockages and break them down to restore blood flow.

Knowing what protects her from recurring blood clots has given Laura Resnansky peace of mind about her future.

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