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.