Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) complications are common and can be serious. If you have a clot in a deep vein, you are at risk for DVT complications in your leg as well as other life-threatening problems. Here's what you need to know.
These medicines can greatly increase the
risk of bleeding, so they are used only in very specific situations where the
risk of bleeding can be balanced against the risks of not dissolving the blood
clot rapidly. Thrombolytics may reduce the incidence of
post-thrombotic syndrome in people who are at high risk
for this condition.
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