Pregnancy and Clotting - A Serious Concern

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Lecture Overview

For some pregnant women, this time can be especially hazardous with the very real risk of developing a venous thrombus or pulmonary embolus during the perinatal period. But why is it that the majority of venous thrombi are found in the left leg? Join Dr Briony Cutts for an enlightening discussion on VTE in pregnancy to find out the answer, as well as what puts women at risk for clotting issues during this time.
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CPD18m of CPD
First Published04 May 2017
Updated04 May 2017
Expires
12 September 2019
Learning Tools
Topics
Thrombosis
Pregnancy
Obstetrics
Gynaecology
Cardiovascular