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Michigan Medicine Resources
Brochures and Fact Sheets
American Venous Forum
This site has overviews, articles and videos about vascular conditions.
Provides educational information on deep vein thrombosis including symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment.
National Blood Clot Alliance: Stop the Clot
Provides information on blood clots as well as peer support and patient stories.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI): Deep Vein Thrombosis
This site provides an easy-to-read overview of the condition including causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
North American Thrombosis Forum: Patients
Information for the newly diagnosed and those living with thrombosis as well as prevention and treatment information.
UpToDate - Patient information: Deep Vein Thrombosis
Type “Deep Vein Thrombosis” in the “Search patient Content” box
This detailed, comprehensive overview is based on professional literature reviews written for physicians and updated regularly. The overview is very detailed and includes some medical terminology. It is suitable for readers seeking to gain in-depth understanding of DVT.
CDC: Venous Thromboembolism (Blood Clots)
Provides basic information on prevention, risk factors, symptoms and complications.
This Information Guide may contain information and/or instructional materials developed by Michigan Medicine for the typical patient with your condition. It may include links to online content that was not created by Michigan Medicine and for which Michigan Medicine does not assume responsibility. It does not replace medical advice from your health care provider because your experience may differ from that of the typical patient. Talk to your health care provider if you have any questions about this document, your condition or your treatment plan.