Venous Thromboembolism

What is venous thromboembolism (VTE)?

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) refers to a blood clot that starts in a vein. It is the third leading vascular diagnosis after heart attack and stroke, affecting between 300,000 to 600,000 Americans each year.

Signs and Symptoms of VTE

Treatments for VTE

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Heart Insight: VTE Supplement

Can dedicated athletes be at risk for abnormal blood clots?