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Deep Vein Thrombosis anatomy poster illustrates how a thrombus (blood clot) forms, vascular circulation and pulmonary embolism.

Deep Vein Thrombosis anatomy poster illustrates how a thrombus (blood clot) forms, vascular circulation and pulmonary embolism. Cardiology chart for doctors and nurses.

What is Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)? DVT occurs with poor blood circulation and a blood clot, or thrombosis, develops in one of the large veins of the legs. When a blood clot forms in a large deep vein it is a high risk the blood clot will break free and travel through the vein. Then called Embolus. If an embolus travels from the legs and lodges in a lung artery, a condition known as Pulmonary Embolism, PE, has occurred. PE is a potentially fatal condition if not immediately diagnosed and…

A blood clot that develops in a blood vessel is called thrombosis. The blood clot may develop inside an artery or vein. By obstructing blood flow to an organ or