Complex Hematology Issues in High-Risk Pregnancy NJ
Thrombosis / DVT
Risk of deep vein thrombosis, DVT, is 6 times higher during pregnancy. Pregnancy brings more than morning sickness and fatigue — it also brings a risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a preventable condition in which blood clots form in the veins. In fact, pregnancy and DVT risk go hand-in-hand.
There are two types of abnormal blood clot formation in the veins: a blood clot that forms in a vein usually in the leg or pelvis is known as a deep vein thrombosis or DVT; or when the clot breaks off and travels from the leg up to the lungs, it is known as and a pulmonary embolism or PE, which is a medical emergency that can be life threatening if not treated immediately. Together, DVT and PE are known as a condition called venous thromboembolism or VTE, which is the third most common cause of cardiovascular death worldwide. VTE – deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) combined – occurs at an annual incidence of about 1 per 1000 adults. Rates increase sharply after age 45 years, and are slightly higher in men than women in older age
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