How long to stay in the hospital for deep vein thrombosis?
Length of stay for a deep vein thrombosis (DVT) depends on a person’s risk factors and the presence or absence of pulmonary embolus. Many patients are now treated as outpatients and never admitted. If a person is admitted they should be discharged in 3 to 5 days depending on the circumstances.
Revere (Rip) Kinkel MD
Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Program
Professor of Clinical Neurosciences
University of California San Diego