DVT: a Global Health Condition

There are approximately 10 million cases of VTE (DVT and PE) worldwide every year1
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DVT: a Preventable Condition

Thousands of lives can be saved by knowing the risks, symptoms, and prevention.
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Compression Therapy is a Non-invasive Treatment to Help Prevent DVT
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At Risk

Anyone can get DVT, but there are factors that increase your risk. Take the Risk Assessment to know if you are at higher risk.

Post Surgery

Patients undergoing surgery in the lower extremities or lasting more than 4 hours are at an increased risk to blood clots and DVTs.

Pregnancy

Venous thromboembolism (VTE), which encompasses both DVT and PE, occurs in about one in every 1,000 pregnancies.3

 

Travelers

There is an increased risk for blood clots and DVT with traveling longer than 4 hours. Take preventative measures before traveling.

Deaths Caused by DVT

More than AIDS, Breast Cancer and Highway Fatalities Combined.2

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

Deep Vein Thrombosis, also known as DVT, is a blood clot that forms in a deep vein and can lead to serious, sometimes life-threatening, complications. DVT is a global health condition that is preventable but is still a leading cause of death worldwide. In Europe and the U.S., DVT is claiming more lives than AIDS, breast and prostate cancer, and motor vehicle crashes combined. Enough preventable measures are not being taken. Learn more about DVT.

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