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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is formed when blood thickens and clumps together, then travels and causes complications, such as a stroke.

Thrombosis is the term for the condition that occurs when a blood clot (called a thrombus) forms in an artery or vein. Deep Vein Thrombosis or DVT, a potentially deadly condition, is the kind of thrombosis caused when a blood clot develops in a large vein, often in the lower leg, thigh or pelvis.

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Studies