Thrombosis: The risk of blocked blood vessels
Among other things, deep vein thrombosis can develop during pregnancy. A thrombosis is the formation of a blood clot (thrombus) in a blood vessel. This leads to the constriction of vessels and right up to their complete closure. The reason for an increased risk of thrombosis during pregnancy is the hormone-induced change in blood clotting. At the end of the pregnancy, there may be a mechanical obstruction in the pelvic veins – caused by the weight of the child.
Here you will find key information about deep vein thrombosis and suitable options for thrombosis prophylaxis. And in addition: More information about the risk factors of venous thromboembolism (VTE) and the treatment options available for thrombosis in pregnancy.
Everything about thrombosis in pregnancy