thrombosis (DVT) is a condition in which blood clots form in one of the large, deep veins
, usually in the legs.
Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a condition in which a blood clot (a thrombus) forms in a vein, most commonly in the deep veins
of the legs or pelvis.
If the valves in the deep veins
don't close adequately, the blood flows back into superficial veins near the skin.
DVT is a blockage of the deep veins
usually in the leg, especially the calf.
Venous thromboembolism (VTE), which includes blood clots in one of the deep veins
in the body, poses a serious risk.
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): The American Heart Association is urging doctors to consider therapies in addition to blood thinners to treat certain patients with potentially dangerous blood clots that form in the deep veins
and travel to the lungs.
The consensus is that a full thorough examination of the deep veins
thrombosis (DVT) is a condition in which a blood clot forms in one of the deep veins
, usually in the leg.
Pregnant women's risk of venous thromboembolism--blood clots forming in deep veins
, which may travel to the lungs--appears to begin early in gestation, according to findings from a multisite study of the condition conducted in 2001-2002.
Deep-vein thrombosis, also called "tourist-class syndrome," is the formation of a blood clot in one of the deep veins
of the body, usually the leg.
DVT has been linked to people spending many hours in cramped sitting conditions causing a clot to form in the deep veins
of the thigh.
DVT, the condition where blood clots develop in the deep veins
of the legs, has been linked to the inactivity and lack of room on flights - thus causing the condition to be known as 'economy class syndrome'.