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Family History of DVT Increases Risk

Posted Nov 04 2009 10:06pm

A deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot that forms in one or more veins, most commonly in the back of the legs. The most serious consequence of the development of a DVT is when the clot breaks loose and travels to the lungs. This is called a pulmonary embolism (PE) and in severe cases it can cause death. Continue Reading »

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