Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) is a blood clot in the vein. VTE can happen to anyone, but is
more common in people with stroke, cancer or those who have been hospitalized for surgery.
VTE is a serious, life-threatening condition that requires immediate medical attention.
Early diagnosis and treatment are effective. Educate yourself.
Learn more at heart.org/VTE
©2017 The American Heart Association
What’s scarier than having a VTE?
Having one and not knowing about it.