The Potentially Deadly Condition That May Follow a Hospital Stay

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) might be the most serious condition you’ve never heard of. The disease starts with a blood clot, or thrombosis, that forms in a deep vein in the leg (or, less frequently, the arm). This clot is known as deep vein thrombosis. If the clot breaks off, travels through the bloodstream and lodges…

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