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  • 1. Mountain bike racer learns the dangers of deep vein ...... Mountain bike racer learns the dangers of deep vein thrombosis. By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS. Sam Osborne. ...

    news.heart.org/mountain-bike-racer-learns-the-dangers-of-d ep-vein-thrombosis/

  • 2. What is Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)?... There are two types: Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a clot in a deep vein, usually in the leg, but sometimes in the arm or other veins. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/What-is-Venous-Thro boembolism-VTE_UCM_479052_Article.jsp

  • 3. Understand Your Risk for Excessive Blood Clotting... in the Limbs: Deep vein thrombosis (DVT): Blood clots can form in the veins deep in the limbs, a condition called deep vein thrombosis or DVT. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/Understand-Your-Ris -for-Excessive-Blood-Clotting_UCM_448771_Article.jsp

  • 4. Risk in the Veins - Heart Insight Mag - Fall 2016... When these blood clots form in the veins it is called venous ... conditions that come under the category of VTE, deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and ...

    heartinsight.heart.org/Fall-2016/Risk-in-the-Veins/

  • 5. Be Aware of Risk in the Veins - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Deep vein thrombosis affects up to 2 million people in the US ... a clot occurs in the larger veins deeper in the body, as opposed to a vein that runs ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Venous-Th omboembolism-VTE-Risk-in-the-Veins/

  • 6. World Thrombosis Day: Understanding the often hidden risks ...... clots in her leg veins following routine ... Thrombosis is the underlying condition that causes ... VTE includes deep vein thrombosis, when a blood clot ...

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  • 7. Heart-health tool may help lower risk of blood clots in deep ...... is a potentially deadly condition in which a person has deep vein thrombosis (DVT), where a blood clot develops in the deep veins, or a pulmonary ...

    news.heart.org/heart-health-tool-may-help-lower-risk-blood clots-deep-veins-lungs/

  • 8. Tall men and women more likely to suffer deadly blood clots ...... rates of a condition called venous thromboembolism, in which a blood clot occurs in the deep veins of the leg, known as deep vein thrombosis, or in ...

    news.heart.org/tall-men-women-more-likely-suffer-deadly-bl od-clots/

  • 9. Vascular Health... It's related to two life-threatening conditions: Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE). Learn the causes and risks. ...

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  • 10. Prevention and Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)... a blood clot forms in a deep vein, usually in ... injecting clot-busting medicines into the vein or lung ... Heart Insight article: Risks in the Veins When clots ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/VascularHealth/VenousThr mboembolism/Prevention-and-Treatment-of-Venous-Thromboembolism-VTE_UCM_479058_Article.jsp M_479058_Article.jsp



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