About Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

Learning all you can about your condition is an important step in your journey. It may help you make sense of what’s happening in your body, guide your approach to treatment, and inform the health decisions you make next. Start with some of the content below.

The letters D, V, and T; the abbreviation for deep vein thrombosis

What Is DVT?

Understand what DVT is, why it occurs, and what it means for your health.

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DVT Facts & Fiction

Discover some common misconceptions about DVT.

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Blood Thinners for DVT

Evaluate different types of blood thinners, including XARELTO®.

Managing Risk for Recurrent DVT

Understand what factors put you at ongoing risk for DVT and how XARELTO® compares to aspirin.

They did an ultrasound on my leg. Next thing I know, they’re telling me, we’re checking you into the hospital.

Hear how Bob learned he had DVT.