Can I die from a deep vein thrombosis (DVT)?
If a deep vein thrombosis (DVT) dislodges from the blood vessel, it can then move to block the pulmonary artery which leads from the heart to the lungs. This is a potentially fatal complication and requires immediate treatment.
Author: Bow Tauro
First answered: 22 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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