Could You Have a Dangerous Blood Clot?

Learn more about Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)

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If you or someone you know has questions about dangerous VTE blood blots, our experts can help answer questions and help you learn more about VTE through a series of helpful animations and short videos.

What is VTE? When a blood clot forms in the veins of the body it’s called VTE, or venous thromboembolism. VTE is a term that includes deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE). A clot which forms in a deep vein in the body is called a DVT. A clot that breaks off and travels to the lungs is called PE.

This evidence-based resource was developed by expert physicians, to help you understand VTE and its symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, prevention and treatment to help you make important life choices. We hope this site will be useful to you, but it is not a substitute for the medical advice of your doctor.

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