Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot usually in the legs due to prolonged sitting or other surgical procedures. It can become Pulmonary Embolisms where the clot travels to the heart, which is the predominant cause of death among patients. Diagnosis of Deep Vein Thrombosis can be complicated, but it can be quickly treated with the help of a proficient vascular physician.
Anyone can be diagnosed with a DVT. Some factors will make you more prone to DVT; these are: