Venous Thrombosis in Pregnancy and Childbirth

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VTE is the collective term for Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) & Pulmonary Embolism (PE). A DVT is a blood clot that forms in a deep vein, most commonly in your calf. It associates with significant maternal morbity and mortality. Most importantly it is preventable and treatable. Hence, it is important to create awareness among pregnant mothers for early seeking of medical attention, early detection and prompt treatment.