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  • 1. 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

  • 2. What Is Excessive Blood Clotting (Hypercoagulation)?... clotting, these clots can form in, or travel to, the arteries or veins in the ... Deep Vein Thrombosis - A blood clot in a vein deep in your arm or leg can ...

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

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/VascularHealth/Vascular- ealth_UCM_488109_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 4. 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

  • 5. 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. ...

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  • 6. A Patient's Guide to Taking Warfarin... blood clots prevent or stop bleeding, but harmful blood clots can cause a heart attack, stroke, deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/Arrhythmia/PreventionTre tmentofArrhythmia/A-Patients-Guide-to-Taking-Warfarin_UCM_444996_Article.jsp cle.jsp

  • 7. Patients find inspiration with HeartCare Channel... CABG) Surgery; Stroke; Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT); Venous Thromboembolism (VTE); High Blood Pressure; Cholesterol; ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/Patients-find-inspiratio -with-HeartCare-Channel_UCM_487405_Article.jsp

  • 8. 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 ...

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  • 9. 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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  • 10. Venous Thromboembolism Management... Management of Massive and Submassive Pulmonary Embolism, Iliofemoral Deep Vein Thrombosis, and Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/ScienceNews/UCM_425495 Venous-Thromboembolism-Management.jsp



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