Video Library of Venous Disease Information
Using the Caprini VTE risk assessment score in hospitals
In a recent trip to China (2017), Joseph A. Caprini, MD, MS, FACS, RVT, explains how to use the Caprini Score in hospitals to prevent VTE (Venous Thromboembolism).
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) | The Silent Killer
This informational video provides user-friendly language, diagrams and animations to help you understand the origins and dangers of blood clots. Provided by the Illinois State Medical Society in association with Dr. Joseph A. Caprini.
Alex Spyropoulos, MD, of Northwell Health Physician Partners, and David Rosenberg, MD, of Northwell Health Physician Partners, discuss anticoagulant care, specifically related to venous thromboembolic disease (VTE). Dr. Spyropoulus and Dr. Rosenberg and co-chairs of The Clot Initiative. This video was prepared for the DVT Support Group of Joseph A. Caprini, MD, MS, FACS, RVT.
Dr. Joseph A. Caprini visits China (2016) and answers questions about the Caprini DVT Risk Assessment Tool.
Dr. Joseph A. Caprini demonstrates how to use devices to make donning and doffing of compression stockings easier.
Dr. Joseph A. Caprini explains DVT and how to use the Caprini Risk Score resource to find out your score.
Dr. Joseph A. Caprini has created these videos for patient education. Select a video to learn about compression therapy products.
Note: Dr. Caprini was on staff at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine at the time these videos were made. Read his complete bio here.
Rationale and Use of Compression Bandages
Rationale and Use of Compression Stockings
Circaid Product Demonstration
Working Together to Prevent Blood Clots
Produced by the University of Michigan.
Dr. Caprini at St. Joseph Hospital Denver, CO
Dr. Caprini in Warsaw, Poland
Dr. Caprini was invited by Dr. Tomasz Urbanek, a vascular surgeon and angiologist from Poland who was responsible for the organization of the scientific session concerning VTE prophylaxis and treatment during the Congress of Polish Surgical Society. This was held on Sept. 20, 2013 in Warsaw. His talk was entitled “Do we really need the proper VTE risk assessment in surgical and medical patients?”
This talk highlighted the Caprini risk assessment scoring system which is in widespread use in Poland and has been translated into over 20 languages. Following this session he was interviewed by Dr. Urbanek for a closed circuit educational channel in Poland.
Taking Warfarin: A Multimedia Program
You are the most important member of your care team, so you should have all the information you need.
By watching this multimedia program, you will learn everything you need to know about Warfarin (Coumadin) and how it’s used with patients at risk of blood clots to keep them safe and healthy.
“Taking Warfarin,” runs approximately 25 minutes long, and you can share it with your friends and family. Simply click on the link below and log in with an email address to get started.