Deep vein thrombosis: reducing the risk during pregnancy and after birth


What is Deep Vein Thrombosis?Thrombosis is a blood clot that has formed in a blood vessel in the body. Veins are blood vessels that return blood from areas of the body back to the heart. A Deep Vein Thrombosis (or a DVT) is a blood clot that forms in one of the deep veins in the body, usually in the …

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