Deep Vein Thrombosis Resources

Patient Experience

Part of our Virtual Rounds series, this video details one woman’s unlikely survival after developing double pulmonary embolisms and deep vein thrombosis due to a genetic disposition, and her ongoing treatment regiment to prevent new blood clots from forming.

Amaris White: One Woman’s Inspirational Road to Recovery through Running

This video chronicles one woman’s story of developing DVT after an international flight and the way that running marathons has helped her to cope and to heal.

Deep Vein Thrombosis: A Patient’s Journey

This video details the experience of one patient, who travels internationally for work, being diagnosed with DVT and developing Pulmonary Embolism as a result.

Personal Stories of People Living with DVT and Pulmonary Embolism

This slideshow chronicles the personal narratives of 20+ individuals of varied ages, geographic locations, and socioeconomic backgrounds, all living with DVT.

Patient Stories: Blood Clots and Me

This website features the stories of several patients on their experience with developing and living with deep vein thrombosis.

Biomedical Connections

Part of our Virtual Rounds series, this video segment examines the biology behind DVT and PE: how a dislodged blood clot can travel through the venous system and put one at risk of developing infarction in the heart and lungs, cutting off the blood supply to these organs and resulting in fatality, as well as the genetic and lifestyle factors putting one at risk of developing these conditions.

Prevalence and Risk Factors of Deep Vein Thrombosis in Patients After Spine Surgery: A Retrospective Case Cohort Study

This scholarly article details the risk factors associated with developing DVT, statistics on Pulmonary Embolism following a DVT diagnosis, and the prevalence and risk of DVT after spine surgery.

Primeviews: Venous Thrombosis

This infographic provides an overview of DVT broken down into the following factors: pathophysiology, diagnosis, quality of life, management, and outlook.

What is Deep Vein Thrombosis?

This news article and accompanying animation reveals the process by which a blood clot affects the flow of blood through the body and damages the heart.

Socioeconomic Perspective

Part of our Virtual Rounds series, this video segment examines the social, genetic, and lifestyle risk factors putting individuals at risk of developing DVT and PE, as well as the impact of treatment on surviving patients.

Birth Control and Blood Clots: Women Still Weighing the Risk

This news article examines the implications birth control methods have on a woman’s heart health, with particular regard for their increased risk of developing blood clots.

Bruised Hip of Nets’ Teletovic Leads to Blood Clot Awareness

This news article explores the formation of a blood clot in a professional basketball player whose active lifestyle placed him at low risk of developing DVT.

History (Timeline) of Disease

Part of our Virtual Rounds series, this video segment explores DVT and PE throughout time, from its discovery to present day treatment options.

The History and Historical Treatments of DVT

This scholarly article provides information on the more recent medical phenomenon of DVT from first diagnosis through to recent treatments.

Interprofessional

Part of our Virtual Rounds series, this video examines the various individuals and their specific roles among an interprofessional care team in the treatment of DVT and PE.

Move Around on Long Flights to Prevent Blood Clots

This podcast (with transcript) and accompanying news article consider the associated risk of developing DVT after long flights following a recent study released by the World Health Organization calling for more awareness around the condition.

What is Deep Vein Thrombosis?

This news article provides Q&A with a medical professional on DVT following a call to action from the Surgeon General to make Americans more aware of the disease and its risk factors.